Tag Archives: Stem Cells

Clicking Your Heels Together

I’ve been holding out on you. Not because I wanted to keep Justin’s progress a secret, but subconsciously, I thought if I said it out loud (or in print), that I would jinx it. BUT – WE ARE HOME! Much … Continue reading

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The Curse of Discharge Day

There’s an element of tempting fate when you start talking about discharge from the BMT unit. At the beginning of last week, the team started to estimate a Friday release date for Justin, we were finally talking about going home … Continue reading

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Graft Versus Host Disease & Our Most Asked Question

Well, the last you heard from me we were headed home and I was going to get to write you an updated post from our comfy couch. Things didn’t go quite as planned. Being home, while a little more comforting … Continue reading

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Bottoming Out

Justin has officially been living with his new stem cells in his body for a week. To say the first week post-transplant was a rollercoaster would be an understatement. The transplant itself, as I mentioned last week, is rather uneventful. … Continue reading

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Eight Million Cells

  On Friday, February 3rd, 2017, around 12:15pm, eight million stem cells were pushed into Justin’s body to start building his new immune system. It was amazing to witness just how informal the actual procedure is. A bag of stem … Continue reading

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