Relatively speaking, I hit a putrid roadblock (17 parts cream corn and 3 parts exhaustion) on Friday night. So much for outpatient; I was admitted to the hospital first thing Saturday morning after spending one of the most miserable nights of my life. The medical team here shrugs it off as too much preservative (commonly
I wanted to give a shout-out to one of our regular readers. Mark is a younger, allogeneic (donor) recipient and strong advocate for the procedure. Mark, after all of this time I don't have your email. Next Wednesday, I am participating on a Blog Talk Radio Panel about allos and would like your input/questions to
I often describe how living with multiple myeloma is like riding a roller coaster. In the beginning, the bottom falls-out and you drop screaming. Then you slowly climb-up, often doing things you never dreamed you could. At that point its a relatively easy ride around the corner and up and down a few minor bumps.
Great news about three of our recent Patient Snapshot featured friends, Mark Parsons Richard Blustein and Jim Bond. All are doing well. Mark has been discharged following what is hoped will be a successful auto (using his own cells) stem cell transplant. He is currently staying at a Hope Lodge in Ohio (see Jim Bond's