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The Results Are IN!

That’s right, ALL GOOD! Say it with me now, “YIPPIE!!!!!!!!!!!!” Told ya there would be a disco point straight up into the air in praise to the One and in gratitude for all of YOU! How about we go show everyone else how to disco trot through their challenges, too?? ;) Blessings to all and […]

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“Disco Time…Oops, I mean SCAN TIME!”

Hard to believe but it’s that time again…Scan Time!! Yep, time for my FOUR-YEAR check to show them how wonderfully healthy and cured I am! : ) And I do like to do a little disco dance as I go in and out on the day of 1. in celebration of how far we’ve come […]

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Officially Three Years Since My Last Bone Marrow Transplant—TODAY!

              Crazy, huh? Seems like another lifetime ago in many ways and yet the intensity of my gratitude today is unchanged, if not stronger, than it was then for our miracle and all those that helped make it happen. Although we each must be the ones who walk the […]

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And the winner is…

…ME! (Yippie!!!) Hi Everyone! It’s official…ALL GOOD! My scan was beautifully clean and wonderfully “unremarkable”. I know it’s what we all expected, but I just never get tired of hearing it. :) You know my sister asked me, “Alyss, were you worried about this one??” And I told her “No, but it’s weird. I know […]

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Gratitude In The Grocery Store

  OK , so this is kind of neat. I was with my mom (visiting from DC for the Thanksgiving holiday) and we were window shopping and running a few quick errands. We stopped by Publix for a few needed items before heading back to meet up with everyone else.  While we were waiting to […]

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“My heart is full…”—and mine is overflowing

  We often never know how the ripples of lives impact others, how the choices we make in a split second or made time and time again in the quiet moments of our lives affect the greater good.  We don’t often get to know first-hand the impact of the words we speak or how our […]

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An Exclusive Feature on Care2.com!

Wow, blessings abound! Check out this new article that just came out featuring my story! They have over 16 million members!  So, so humbling. Thank you Ann and thank you Care2.com!   “Inspiration, Survivor, Miracle: An Amazing Life” Something beautiful IS happening™!  :) Alyssa Tweet

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"We Phillips' are Tough!"

I got this in the mail yesterday and was, once again, blown away by how amazing my Mother-in-Law is and how blessed I am.  The title “Mother-in-Law” doesn”t do sweet Anne justice.  She is truly a second mother to me.  She is undoubtably one of the best people I have ever met and I feel […]

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Finally…a full update!

Well, after a bit of a hiatus, I am happy to circle back and give you a more inclusive update on what we have been up to over the last few months. First of all, I am very pleased to tell you that my follow up appointment with my doctor at the Bone Marrow Group […]

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Christmas comes early…Second transplant moved up!

Hi! I hope this finds everyone doing well. I’m sure most of you are busy getting all of your last minute holiday arrangements checked off as you get ready for the upcoming week. I have to admit there is a part of me that is glad not to be caught up in the crowds and […]

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