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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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So close, but just not there.... by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today was that day when you are so close to something you can taste it and imagine it and yet you are just not there. My numbers doubled, neutrophils went from 120 to 270, nee ... Read on »
Sleepy Sunday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today and yesterday since Steven has gotten back we have been resting and napping, which feels so good. It is wonderful to have him back with me, it was getting lonely here wi ... Read on »
Sunny Saturday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today is finally a sunny day in Tampa, seems like it has been a few days since I saw the sun out the window. Everything remains stable here, my white blood count went up to .8 ... Read on »
High Counts and Cute Photos Friday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Friday started out a good morning. I always get my blood taken by 4 a.m. so they can have the results when doctors do rounds at 7:30 a.m. The early a.m. is hard because you ar ... Read on »
If you have to be here, this is how it should be by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I moved my room, I am now in 4west - the bone marrow unit. It is brand new, the room is large with so much more storage, etc, but feels more like a hotel room. So this was a ... Read on »
Staying the same is always good... by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I just spoke with the doctor and with additional testing / staining of my marrow and advanced slides I stayed at 5% - woo hoo. No jump, I am so pleased with this. They still ... Read on »
Photos and The Kids Trip by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today is a hard day, my family headed home around noon and just got home now. Steven's Grandmother really needed his Mom there due to health reasons she has, so we made the ... Read on »
Good news, but still waiting by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sorry to make everyone wait and I know everyone is anxious, we have had a very full day today, and we are having a sleepover again tonight with kids- this time Livy included, ... Read on »
Quick Update Monday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 1. Results are not in, late tomorrow expected. 2. Sofia had a good birthday 3. Hair the s all gone, I cut remaining little off today, it is a relief not to see it fa ... Read on »
Sunny Sunday! by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We had a really good day today. The kids did so well last night, our adventure included a midnight hike with all of us to the basement vending machine for snacks, we heard alo ... Read on »
Happy July 4th by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Although we did not celebrate in the usual way here, today was a really good day. I had a red blood transfusion that went smooth, while I did that Steven, Francine, Nina and C ... Read on »
Family Friday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today was a really great Friday. It started out well, I needed a platlet transfusion which went smooth, they switched me to an oral pill Benadryl and I can stay awake now! Aft ... Read on »
Biopsies, Ups and Downs and Art by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This has been a mixed up day full of roller coaster rides for sure. This am I was awoken to be taken down for my bone marrow biopsy. It went well, I was completely sedated ... Read on »
Ouch it happened Wednesday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today I woke up this am and felt a searing pain in my mouth, the dreaded complication we tried to avoid happened, mouth sores. My mouth and tongue are so sore and hurtful, it ... Read on »
Knock Me Out Tuesday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Tuesday started out with a nap. I was awoken and told my platelets had dropped to 7 during night, under 10 gets you a platelet transfusion. When the nurse said she was orderin ... Read on »
Mix it up Monday by cancerisnotanoption Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today has had its ups and downs, mixing it up for sure. I actually slept very well and morning comes very early around here. 5 a.m. came with early am blood draws, vitals and ... Read on »