Dear Matt, a few posts ago you wondered how to celebrate your upcoming diagnosis anniversary. In my early years, my husband and I would acknowledge it with some relief with a conversation or perhaps a happy toast at dinner to survival! Now, 15 years along, we still don’t do anything particularly special except shake our heads in wonder and gratitude at the miracles of medicine. I’m living a pretty terrific life. I know many folks like to live it up a little to celebrate their various anniversaries—whether diagnosis or ASCT—with a special night out, party with family and friends, or a trip to mark the occasion. Have you decided? Best wishes for your upcoming milestone. Aurelie
Hi Aurelie. Good question. I haven't exactly decided. I do know that on the specific day, my wife and I are starting a yoga class. And after that I'm not sure. It might be low key, which is fine.
How is your bracket? Who do you have in your Final Four?
Ugh, my brackets are horrible. I've got Duke, Gonzaga, Tennessee and North Carolina in the final four with the Zags winning it all.
Just read your reply. Wow, none of those guys made it to the Final Four. And I was cheering for Duke to lose, every game!!
After I was diagnosed in 2011 with multiple myeloma, I was in and out of the hospital with fevers and/or severe anemia. I fucking HATED the ...