Day 18

Day 18

Hair is falling out by the second. Cesar shaved it down but it still wasn’t enough. I hate it but I’m at peace knowing that this is the start of my new life, my rebirth! This is part of the package plan to get there.

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Sisters

Sisters

“Sisters are different flowers from the same garden” – Author unknown Growing up in Peachtree City, I always looked up to my big sister Lisa. She has been my side-kick and my best friend my entire life. With every twist and turn, every up and down, one of us is always […]

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Day 6

Day 6

It’s Day 6 — time to rise and shine.  I’m having trouble shining right now, but i’ll get there. It’s been a long 24 hours. Checked out of the hospital and came back to my housing across the street. Still lots of nausea, lots of meds and tears because I miss […]

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Happy Birthday to ME

Happy Birthday to ME

Today is the first day of my new life. After watching my sister’s precious bone marrow drip into my body for seven long hours I’m exhausted and too nauseous to eat. Still, enjoying this symbolic gesture of my new birthday!! Happy Birthday to me!! Today is also my sweet BFFs real birthday. […]

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Transplant Day Video Journal

Transplant Day Video Journal

It’s Day 0, and my bone marrow transplant is underway. Drip drip! My sister Lisa is still in recovery and in quite a bit of pain after giving up nearly a gallon of marrow.

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Day -0 Video Journal

Day -0 Video Journal

It’ GO time! Lisa is back in the operating room for Harvest and I am here at the JESUS statue praying with gratitude, and thankful for the gift of life. I love you Lisa. Cesar and Gabriel will thank you forever and ever!!!  

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Day -1 Video Journal

Day -1 Video Journal

It’s Day -1! Tomorrow we are celebrating 2 birthdays — my BFF Tracy’s and my new birthday!! I’m headed to radiation now and even though they’ll drug me with Ativan, which makes me sleepy, I am going to walk today! #ArmorUp for LIFE®!  

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Day -2 Video Journal

Day -2 Video Journal

Just two more days until my bone marrow transplant, and the start of the #100DayChallenge. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFzqpmB1s30]

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Day -3 Video Journal

Day -3 Video Journal

I’m SO excited to see my sister and super hero Lisa, who arrived today to join me in the journey ahead. We are both so tired of the tears and worrying that we are a little goofy tonight. Here’s my Day -3 Video Journal: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8nmov_0hmo&feature=em-upload_owner] ‪#‎ArmorUp for LIFE®‬ and get ready for the ‪#‎100DayChallenge‬. xo

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Day -4 Video Journal

Day -4 Video Journal

The countdown to my new life is ON! Here’s my Day -4 Video Journal documenting my journey as I approach my upcoming bone marrow transplant. Only issue today is feeling nauseous — but otherwise i’m doing great. I can feel the chemo zapping my strength. Miranda Whitcher and I walked 3 […]

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