Home         Forums  

Go Back   Marrowforums > Treatments > Transplants
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Transplants Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 01:32 AM
Tii Tii is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 22
1 year birthday!

Just wanted to share that today (12/13/13) is my 1 year re-birthday, and it is a wonderful feeling. So much has happened in a year since my BMT, and I am also glad to share my new birthday date with my mother, who was not able to be here for me throughout my illness.

I am not happy that MDS happened to me, but I am happy of what this experience has done for me. To be more mindful, appreciative, kind, careful. It really has changed me to be a new person.

I wish all the other group members to hopefully someday feel the gratitude and joy what I felt today. Keep your faith and trust in recovery!

Tii - 37 yrs, MDS, T-cell leukemia, BMT sister donor.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 02:48 AM
Neil Cuadra Neil Cuadra is offline
Owner
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 2,466
Congratulations! Getting to one year out is a major milestone!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 08:17 AM
SLB SLB is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Posts: 130
Congratulations!! and happy re-birthday to you!
__________________
Sharnie, 37yo, dx Mar 2012 RAEB II 13% blasts. 8 months of Vidaza. Transformed to AML in Nov 2012, induction chemo, no remission. 2nd lot of chemo, remission achieved. SCT with 8/10 match, Mar 2013.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 09:37 AM
DebS DebS is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: IL, WI
Posts: 154
Happy birthday! Best wishes for a continued healthy future!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 12:01 PM
Whizbang Whizbang is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Central NJ
Posts: 299
Happy 1 year!!!!

All the best and contiuned progress, and a Happy New Year (soon)...

God Bless,
David
__________________
Married, father of three daughters; now 46; diagnosed w/ Major form MDS 6/18/2013; had low counts across the board; Multiple chromosome abnormalities; Finished 2nd round Dacogen 9/13; SCT - Oct. 31, 2013; Sibling match 10/10 ; 5.5% blasts down to 3%, now 1% (post BMT)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 02:02 PM
Heather8773 Heather8773 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 254
Amazing!! So happy you are enjoying this milestone!!!! You earned it Tii!!!
__________________
Heather, wife of Ronald 36; dx PNH 2012; Dx VSAA 2013; eculizumab(Solaris) hATG 2/20/13 cyclosporine 400 mg daily. 37 units RBC and 15 units of platelets. Post BMT -pentam,vorconizole,valtrex, valcyte, actigall, Pepcid , prograf, magnesium.
10/10 MUD 10/10/13
Now no PNH or AA. Mixed Chimerisim
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 08:08 PM
mausmish mausmish is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 450
Congratulations and happy rebirthday!
__________________
Karen, age 62, dx MDS RAEB-2 1/8/10: pancytopenia WBC 2.7k/Hgb 7.4/Hct 22.1/Plt 19k; complex cytogenetics -3,del(5)(q14q33),-6,+8,+mar,17% blasts. MUD BMT Johns Hopkins 11/30/10. Dx tongue cancer 8/31/12. ok now. blog mausmarrow.com
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old Sat Dec 14, 2013, 08:40 PM
Kathy S Kathy S is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Leesburg, Fl
Posts: 72
Thumbs up

Congratulations and Happy Birthday and many many more. I know your feeling of changing your feeling of importance in your life. Although this is not something I would wish on anyone, what you can get from the journey can be life changing. I know it has been for my husband and I.
Continued healing on your life journey.
__________________
Kathy,wife of 69 year old male with DX June 2013 with MDS= RAEB 2refractory with Extra Blast Very High Risk WBC 1.9-RBC 2.29-HGB 8.1-PLT 32-, as of Aug 2013:. BMB 12/4/13= WBC 5.57/RBC 4.86/HGB 15.5/HCT 42.8/RDW 49.6/PLT 188. 3% blast.BMB 4/11/14 WBC1.6,PLT12,RBC2.6,HGB9.2
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old Sun Dec 15, 2013, 10:50 PM
Lori Patrick Lori Patrick is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Posts: 166
Tii: YAY for your one year rebirth day! That is a great feeling to look back and see where you were and one year later where you are. I am so happy for you! Lori
__________________
Lori, female age 53 dx MDS-RAEB-II 15% blasts 10-2010. Induc Chemo 10/14/10 for 7 days - results unacceptable so 5 additional days chemo. Complete Remission 12/10/10!! SCT 1-11-11 remission achieved!!! BMB 1-29-11 100% Donor! cgvh eyes,skin (Caringbridge.org/visit/loripatrick)
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old Sun Dec 15, 2013, 11:15 PM
Tii Tii is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 22
TY

Thanks to everyone!
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old Mon Dec 16, 2013, 12:22 AM
dfantle dfantle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: bellevue, wa
Posts: 150
Smile

Tii, congratulations and Happy re-Birthday . Its wonderful that you were able to celebrate this amazing day with your Mom.
__________________
Dena
Age 54; DX Heavy Chain (AH) Amyloidosis 6/10; AutoSCT 3/11; Amyloidosis remission 6/11; DX SAA 7/11; Horse ATG 3/12; Mini MUD SCT 1/13; Recovered from SAA 5/13 & feeling great
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Happy 2nd 2nd Birthday To Me ;0) sherryjac2 Transplants 6 Thu Jul 10, 2014 02:31 PM
16 year old tired for over a year bone marrow failure Gregsgrouo Tell Your Story 10 Wed Aug 28, 2013 02:26 PM
Two Year Birthday!! Lori Patrick MDS 11 Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:01 PM
One Year Birthday! Lori Patrick Transplants 5 Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:59 PM
1 year birthday of a second stem cell transplant. pbaxter Transplants 2 Tue Nov 1, 2011 03:36 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Forum sites may contain non-authoritative and unverified information.
Medical decisions should be made in consultation with qualified medical professionals.
Site contents exclusive of member posts Copyright 2006-2018 Marrowforums.org