5 months ago today... I received my own Stem Cells back to reinvigorate and restore my Chemo ravaged system from my War on Myeloma
5 months ago today... I had no idea what July 2010 would bring... good thing!
5 months ago today... I had already survived The December Diagnosis, multiple Chemo Treatments, multiple life-saving Medications, never-ending Blood tests and body Surveillances
5 months ago today... I had thinning/shedding hair and had already had my signature Blonde ponytail chopped off
5 months ago today... I was on the 6th floor of City of Hope Hospital looking out my window wondering what in the world happened to me and wondering what was in store for me
5 months ago today... I was learning how to be a patient Patient... learning how to let others take care of me
5 months ago today... I was wondering how powerful Chemicals would be tolerated by my body
5 months ago today... I thought about life and death
5 months ago today... I thought about MY Life and Death
5 months ago today... I wondered about potential outcomes... and focused my energy on The Positives
5 months ago today... I was amazed with bio-medical sciences and cancer treatments
5 months ago today... I was overwhelmed with what had become of Julie
5 months ago today... I was realizing Cancerous-Julie would never be Free-Julie again
5 months ago today... I was beginning to understand that I had been diagnosed with CANCER
5 months ago today... I was beginning to realize just how much my life as I knew it had changed and would be changed FOREVER
5 months ago today... I learned the value and need for Television noise on 24/7
5 months ago today... I was processing the loss my daily freedoms- realizing I'm an IN-Patient
5 months ago today... I was attached to an IV stand 24/7 that held life-saving chemicals and fluids
5 months ago today... I was receiving treatments to Save My Life and it was SUCCESSFUL!
5 months ago today... I was and am so grateful for my Doctors, Nurses and entire Medical Staff at Kaiser and COH
5 months ago today... I was and am so thankful for all of YOU and your unwavering contact and support
5 months ago today... I DID NOT KNOW I WOULD BE IN REMISSION TODAY and I WOULD GET A NEW LEASE ON LIFE!!
Today, December 5, 2010 I am counting my blessings, I am very grateful, I am very appreciative, I am very awed and I am very happy :)
All this... in under a year's time...
And 5 months ago today you had hundreds of loving friends praying for you. There is no other person that I know of that could take what you went through and have your amazing outlook.ReplyDelete
Wow. Just wow :)ReplyDelete
I am very proud of you and glad you joined the survivors club. Lots a good thoughts continue to flow your way. It is awesome to have a new view on life. Take Care CarolReplyDelete
Dear Julie, you are so far along on your road to life and good feelings. I admire you in every way and hold you dar to my heart.ReplyDelete
You are an amazing woman. I keep you in my prayers every day. Lots of love to you...keep on dancing:)
Julie,It has been quite a five months and it sounds like the prayers of your friends and family have been answered.Your attitude continuesReplyDelete
to amaze me and I know bring out the best in people.Remember the lessons and I`m sure you will have a great 2011!!
2010 was quite the year! I was thinking back on your AMAZING journey too! I'm so proud of you for who you are and not losing site of that! Your positive energy and outlook on life is just so astounding! I'm honored to know such a fascinating person! :) I said then what I'll say know - I don't know what I'd ever do without you! I'm so thankful for you being in remission! I count you as my blessing always! :')ReplyDelete
Julie, Congradulations !!!! I love your curly hair. You are truly "My Hero"..... Wishing you, Jim, and the rest of the family a Blessed Christmas.......ReplyDelete
We love you, Neel and Evelyn