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150 Days Post SCT!

"This one step - choosing a goal and staying to it - changes everything." - Scott Reed ..........

Now that our visits to City of Hope occur every two weeks, as a rule, and that progress of recovery is without unexpected events or consequences, I have chosen to write infrequent entries in MyJournal. However, since today is another milestone at 150 days post transplant, I am compelled to include an entry.

Yes, we are almost back to normal, whatever that may be. Nighttime sleep is still frequently interrupted, so short afternoon naps are required most days. But even this minor inconvenience seems like a petty complaint, given what could have been. I don't know where my recovery from MCL and the stem-cell transplant of August 22, 2007 ranks on the scale of success in the medical community, but as far as I am concerned, this is miraculous and "as good as it gets!" Gratitude and thankfulness abound.

Although we are making more frequent trips out of the house and that I h…