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My faith helped me through

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I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma the week of Thanksgiving 2015. Stage 2. The doctors say no cure. Lol I’ve heard those words before. For those who know my story, and have witnessed the move of God in my life, knew that God would show me Mercy and Favor. I lost my best friend to […]

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Be your own advocate

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My myeloma was actually caught accidentally when I had a routine urine test because my life insurance was up for renewal. The result was protein in my urine and they wouldn’t renew my insurance policy until I had a urologist sign off on it. This started a process and journey for me. This lead to […]

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Never give up

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Hi, my name is David. At 51 years old in 2006 I was diagnosed with Kappa light chain multiple myeloma. I have had two autologous transplants and one allogenic transplant. The cancer continues to come back. I currently started a new drug called Darzalex. We do not yet know how it is doing. We have […]

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Looking forward to a cure

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My story is a little different. I went to the grocery store on a Sunday evening to pick up some milk. They were emptying the coolers and it was very cold and I had a huge sneeze. I went home and told my husband I sneezed so hard I think I pulled a muscle. I […]

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An unwanted teacher

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In March of 2006 my husband, 56 years old, and I learned of his multiple myeloma diagnosis after almost year dealing with treatment for what was thought to be a hamstring pull. Although I had researched multiple myeloma on the internet while waiting for the test results, it did not prepare us for what was to follow. And […]

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Travelling the long road with positivity

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After feeling so tired and weak over Christmas and a camping holiday I’ve decided to head off to see my doctor, with alot of coaxing from my husband. You know how you always think to yourself “oh I’m alright it will go away”. This just seemed to get worse. The “ammonia” taste in my mouth […]

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Nothing convenient about myeloma

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Lucky me, finally diagnosed with a “hard to diagnose” cancer, Multiple Myeloma. My story begins finding me in what can only be described as utter desperation. Who knows how long I was really sick?! My back hurt and my ribs were killing me for what felt like forever. As I look back on it, it […]

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