100% donor. Praise God

100% donor. Praise God

Wooo hooo 100% donor!!!! 100% Lisa in my bone marrow AND T-cells. I’m so excited and so blessed. They will test my bone marrow and look into my stem cells again at the 6 month mark. Right now there are no signs of leukemia but it is not called a […]

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Week 1 at home & my follow up appt

Week 1 at home & my follow up appt

Good morning everyone!! Headed back to Johns Hopkins bright and early with Cesar. We should find out the results of my bone marrow biopsy one week ago today. We are PRAYING for 100% donor. This means we need my bone marrow to be 100% my sister’s DNA. I’ve been up […]

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Best 24 hours ever. I’m writing as Gabriel sleeps on my chest. I’m in heaven. My little boy is my angel. He hugged me all night and sat up and whispered around 4am “I missed you Mami. I love you.” In fact, was beautiful. He tells me that all day. […]

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The best Christmas ever!!!

The best Christmas ever!!!

I’m going home to my angel Gabriel tomorrow!!!!!!! Praise God and thanks for the prayers.. they worked! My white blood counts are soaring and awesome. My liver numbers are dropping and doctors are happy. I still have a rash of graft vs host disease on my face and arms and […]

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Roller coaster ride of emotions

Roller coaster ride of emotions

My departure from this place just went from ” yes you leave on Tuesday” to “possibly. We need to see more numbers.” And now I’m in tears. My baby is waiting for me:( This emotional roller coaster ride sucks.

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Day 51– Gabriel is heading back to VA

Day 51– Gabriel is heading back to VA

Rise and shine everyone !! It’s Day 51 and my sweet angel Gabriel flys home tonight. He says he can’t wait to see his house and his Elmo bed and of course Mami and Daddy. He’s all smiles today. He will see Cesar tomorrow and get lots of daddy time […]

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Day 48

Day 48

I might be able to see Gabriel one week from today!! While i’m doing great (the usual challenges and pains) it simply means is that my doctors feel I have enough white blood cell counts to safely be nearly 2 hours from the hospital in the event of a fever […]

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Day 46 #ArmorUp for LIFE

Day 46 #ArmorUp for LIFE

Walking laps around this huge hospital as I count down the days to see Gabriel. Do I feel like walking these boring halls like I have for nearly a year? No. Not at all. I’m tired and my graft vs host disease rash hurts But you must work through pain […]

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Day 43.

Day 43.

Before I get to my update and great counts on this DAY 43 —I had to share this: How safe are you from germs? Let me share the info about droplets…..As in the droplets left in the air after people sneeze or cough. I’m learning a lot about droplets while […]

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