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  • Who Is Sue?

    Sue

    Sue

    I'm a 43 year old Multiple Myeloma patient. I was treated for a solitary plasmacytoma in '09, and progressed to MM in the spring of 2012. I had a successful Stem Cell Transplant in November of that year, and have been on maintenance chemotherapy since, relapsing at the end of 2014. I served for several weeks at Ground Zero following the 9.11 attacks, and have done some pretty neat things since then, too. Getting cancer isn't one of them.

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  • Release from Transplant Clinic

    The Big Day, EstimatedNovember 15th, 2012
    Hoorah! I rocked that bitch and got out on the 12th!
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Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration—What to Expect

Well, the more I have thought about my upcoming procedure, the more it has bothered me. Never mind that my father (who loves me very much, but is still learning about filters when it comes to this stuff) also called and pointed out the obvious to me:  this is not the same procedure I underwent the last time I was diagnosed. Continue reading

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Getting Back to “Normal”

I got my stitches out from my biopsy yesterday. Eye looks good (for an eye with a tumor in it that’s been flayed open). I would like to throw a shout out to the doc that did the surgery, as he and his team were totally awesome. Continue reading