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cancerisnotanoption

Boca Raton, Florida
I am 34 years old, a new blogger, married Mom of three beautiful children, and new proud SURVIVOR of Acute Myleoid Leukemia. I am learning my way around this big world, and figuring out where I fit in and just who I want to be. My AML has relapsed and I am once again fighting this disease - this... Full Bio
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Only two words...Thank You!!!! by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Tonight I can only think of two words that seem appropriate - Thank You! Today in Rome, New York the Cancer Is Not An Option benefit was held in honor of our family and it was ... Read on »
Surreal... by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Surreal is the word I use to describe all of the things going on in my life today. Cancer, bone marrow and cord blood transplant, fundraising, etc. Every day I live my life, l ... Read on »
Pre-transplant testing all done by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Monday and Tuesday of this week Steven and I traveled to Tampa once again for me to complete my pre-transplant or vital organ testing. We were up at 5 a.m. for our early am fl ... Read on »
Information on Fundraising Events in Rome and Boca Raton by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There are many wonderful things happening for our family in the month of October. We have two fundraising events about to happen. For our friends and family in Rome, New ... Read on »
Official Date is Set for Transplant by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The date is set for my transplant. November 1st I check into the hospital. I have decided after talking with the transplant doctor and my doctor talking with them to go with M ... Read on »
Tampa and Fundraising by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We took a day trip to Tampa yesterday to meet with my oncologist and he has said that I will not need any more chemo treatments and can just go right to transplant. Giving me ... Read on »
Changing plans by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I got a call from Moffit yesterday regarding a donor for transplant. I was told that there are no adult donors compatible for me. They ran a search and four people came up. On ... Read on »
Happy Anniversary Steven by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today Steven and I are married 13 years, seems impossible that it has been that long, seems like yesterday we were just about to be married, with all of our family and friends ... Read on »
Update on being home by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today I been home a week, it has gone by in a blur and I can't believe that I have not updated. I am doing well, but both my body and brain are exhausted. Every thing I am do ... Read on »
Out of ICU by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today is a very good day, I am being moved to regular room and took me off all oxygen, and I am on my own breathing, I am very excited and ready for a shower and maybe a littl ... Read on »
My Monday that did not work out... by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So my being home for the kids first day of school and mine and Christian's birthdays. At 6 am I woke up with a 103 fever, and had to go straight to the ER. Steven drove me and ... Read on »
Travels and Tranfusions by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today started out with early morning travels. I am once again getting tranfusions today, but hoping to be done before they close at 8 p.m. and it looks like that just might ha ... Read on »
Closing down the clinic. by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It seems I closed down the clinic tonight. The blood bank made a mistake and did not irradiate the second bag of platelets like they need to be. After it arrived here and the ... Read on »
Catch up time by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Every day I think I need to update my blog, it seems as if I do, and then I realize I did not. Chemo can do that to you. Tonight I have some quiet time so I thought I would do ... Read on »
Day Three of chemo by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I just got hooked up to my chemo drip, day three of 5. it is going quick, but side effects also came quicker this time too. My blood sugar has been rising and today i started ... Read on »
Back at it again ~ consolidation chemo time by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We are back at the hospital and the medical stuff again. I came on Monday and had outpatient bone marrow biopsy with sedation, a mid line placed in my arm and labs drawn. The ... Read on »
When life gets busy... by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Life at home is busy, to busy in fact to let me have a chance to get on the computer. I awoke early this a.m. and no one else is awake yet so I hopped on and caught up on my e ... Read on »
Home Checkup and A Relaxing Weekend by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I went to my local oncologist yesterday for my 1st check since being home, my counts were good, my anc that needed to be over 500 was 700, and should be to 1000 by Mondays blo ... Read on »
Home and busy - sorry for no post by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Yesterday at 2:30 the doctor came into my room and said that my biopsy results came back at 1-2%, totally OK and acceptable and I could go home immediately. Now we live 3 hour ... Read on »