Tag Archives: chemotherapy

Looking for the Silver Linings

Thanks to everyone who has been sending me positive energy toward healing my asthma and leukemia. Many of you know that I nearly died on the CT SCAN table at the end of January. I was brought back to life … Continue reading

Posted in Deb's Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Challenging Times

Deb’s chemo treatments were from Jan. 7-11.  The side effects set in the second week, and she continues to deal with other challenging issues – breathing difficulties, coughing, fever, and low blood counts with frequent platelet and red cell transfusions.  … Continue reading

Posted in Health Update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Next Steps

As you know, Deb has been in Kaiser Permanente Terra Linda hospital recovering from respiratory problems – wheezing, difficulty breathing, and coughing.  She has had three chest x-rays and two CT scans.  The most recent CT scan showed a sinus … Continue reading

Posted in Health Update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

A Beautiful Wedding and more … December 28, 2014

People have been asking me (Mary Lou) why there haven’t been any recent updates, and the answer is simply that we have been very, very busy.  The happy news I have to share is that Deb and her sweetheart Andy … Continue reading

Posted in Health Update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Rivers of Hope

I am posting this lighthearted, healthy photo of me, as I fully aim to be healthy and cured of cancer forever! I encourage you to think of me this way – thank you. Unfortunately, my road to the cure for … Continue reading

Posted in Deb's Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A Prayer for Healing – Biopsy Results

Dear Friends, As you know we’ve been waiting for news on my bone marrow biopsy which was done twice because of inconclusive test results. Unfortunately, on Tuesday the Stanford doctor told me he is 99.5% sure that my condition is … Continue reading

Posted in Deb's Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Going Home Soon!

Good news! The plan is that I’m moving home soon! I left Marin on March 9 to come to Stanford Hospital to have my bone marrow transplant (BMT) and to be cured of AML forever. I was discharged on April … Continue reading

Posted in Deb's Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments