Category Archives: STEM CELL TRANSPLANT

HANGIN’ IN THERE

That’s what I’m doing today – just hangin’ in there. A visit with the doctor yesterday brought the unwelcome news that the Leukemia has broken out of remission and is very aggressive. So I’m back in the hospital today and … Continue reading

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TAKE A DEEP BREATH . . .

Well, I was feeling pretty confident that I was on the way to complete recovery until today. Now I’ll spend a few sleepless nights waiting for the results of today’s bone marrow biopsy. I knew I wasn’t gaining strength – … Continue reading

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

href=”https://wherestherain.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/spring-green-0011.jpg”> “I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world.” Yesterday’s post found me looking at the world through dark, negative lenses and so … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW

Somewhere over the rainbow, Bluebirds fly. Birds fly over the rainbow; Why then, oh why can’t I? I guess humans have wished they could fly since the first time they watched a bird fly overhead. Haven’t you? Just to be … Continue reading

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SIMPLE SONGS

“It’s a lovely day today. So whatever you have to do, it’s a lovely day to do it in, that’s true. So, if you have something that must be done and it can only be done by one, there is … Continue reading

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MIRACULOUS MODERN MEDICINE

I’ve written about the amazing new medical procedures and products that make it possible for patients diagnosed with acute mylogenous leukemia to hear hope instead of what used to be a sure death sentence. Today a person my age (71) … Continue reading

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P.S., I LOVE YOU

The other night, I watched a movie entitled, “P.S. I Love You.” It was a light romantic film easy to watch, requiring no particular energy or attention, but I was taken back in time by the theme song. When I … Continue reading

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