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Day 33 ... Moving Toward 100

Calmness is the rarest quality in human life. It is the poise of a great nature in harmony with itself and its ideals. — Welhelm Jordan

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Sept. 24 -- Hard to believe, but today is day 33 toward the "First 100" following my stem cell transplant (SCT) at City of Hope. Happy to report that each day brings continuous, steady improvement and my key indicators (blood tests and physical exams) and all point to great success and healing in progress.

Each new day also brings a little more stamina as I make slow progress toward full recovery. I will remain in relative "home" confinement until we reach day 100 on November 30 when many of my restrictions will be relaxed, but the doctors tell me that it could be February before I will be cleared to return to work, assuming no setbacks along the way.

During my last visit (Friday) to City of Hope, my doctors were very pleased with my progress, including the healing of my first e…