Words of Hope: The RSV Challenge

February 2009 Recovery into the beginning of January had been very promising.  My blood counts were on the rise and my body was acclimatizing to Isabel’s bone marrow.  I was…

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5th Year Anniversary

In 2008, I was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia.  I was told my singular option for survival was a bone marrow transplant.  I received the transplant in November, 2008; 5 years ago…

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Preamble to HeroPalooza

I have had a challenging and rewarding week that will culminate tomorrow at Hero Palooza.   I spent Saturday and Sunday with CAM and his family at Hopkins as he continues…

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Words of Hope – FLAM

Sept 2, 2008 August 2008 was one of many difficult months, I had begun my 2nd round of treatment after my relapse.  I needed an experimental chemo treatment called FLAM…

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Words of Hope – My Son is Born

May 20th, 2013: Today my youngest son, Joseph, turns 5.  A tradition is to measure the kids in the door jam on their birthdate.  Joey is less than a 1/4 inch shorter than Ian…

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