It started with inspiration from my daughter Emily. Starting her
senior year of college, Emily knew she needed to lose a more than a
few pounds. Her health was at risk. She decided to modify her diet and
run in a half marathon. She had four months to get ready.
In a show of support, her four siblings, none of whom had ever run a half marathon, decided to join her. I watched with amazement as all five actually finished the race...
It saved my life. But before I underwent the stem cell transplant as part of my acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treatment, I had seriously considered...
When I was diagnosed and hospitalized with acute myeloid leukemia
(AML), I received cards from many places. One card came from a new
friend who told me I was beginning a journey.
One might think a cancer journey wouldn't be something to remember fondly, but I do have some really good memories associated with mine.
Remembering my first trip to MD Anderson
Flying to Houston for my AML treatment was not the exciting...