I'm searching for another childhood cancer survivor (bone marrow transplant) who has had a baby. I had BMT almost 19 years ago and have a 1 year old son. I am looking to connect with someone who has…Continue
Hello -- This is Pete Zuyus. My daughter Scarlett is 4 years old and has just been diagnosed with Giant Cell Glioblastoma Multiform A. The tumor was located in the back left portion of her brain.…Continue
Hi, I'm Hillary! I'm a 19 year old chemistry major attending Louisiana College. I had B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. If anyone would like to chat, share…Continue
My son had acute myeloid leukemia & a bone marrow transplant when he was 2yrs old. His hair grew back really thin. He is 13yrs old & thankfully in remission but is now feeling self…Continue
I don't have any known late-term side effects from my cancer treatments. However, I underwent two and a half years of fairly new, intense chemotherapy. They don't know exactly what the long-term results could be, and that terrifies me. I would never have it any other way, of course - without treatment, I would have died. Still, sometimes I find myself wondering "what if?" I think it's the biggest question on the minds of many cancer survivors, and that's why I'm going to address it…Continue
Make a Wish was the most amazing experience I could've gone through as a cancer survivor. As most of you know, Make a Wish grants childhood cancer patients one wish (within reason) that they've always wanted to do.
As an 8 year old, I couldn't decide between getting a pool or going to Disney World. They didn't allow in-ground pools, only out-ground, so I chose to go to Disney World. This is the most common wish and send hundreds of children a year. I had never been and I was beyond…Continue
10th day of 14 still at the hospital recovering from septic shock/infection got off the blood pressure meds and one antibiotic. still on cefepime for another 4days and then should be able to go home. Jordie has been so strong through this but is really starting to get home sick can't say I blame her I'm starting to miss home too!!!
Hello everyone. Spring is finally here in the northwoods (despite a six or so inches of snow on Thursday), and I couldn't be more excited. I hope you are all having great weather as well.
I have an organic chemistry exam tomorrow which I should really be studying for (this upcoming week is our last week of classes before finals!) but as I was reviewing my notes for yet another consecutive hour I got to thinking about why I am doing this. Why do I stay up past 1 am every night…Continue