Tag Archives: high dose chemo

Join Me On My “Tweet Chat” With Libre Clothing Monday At 8p EST

Join me and Libre Clothing Monday, March 19th from 8-9pm EST! I’m super excited to be asked to do this and love what Libre Clothing is doing. They make clothing for chemotherapy & dialysis patients—love it!—and man oh man do I wish I had known about them while I was going through my stuff! I […]

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Is it true that “any press is good press”?? Gosh, I hope so. Read on to see why…

  Supplements During Cancer: Help or Hype? BY LAURA BEIL In the latest edition of CURE Magazine, Laura Beil examines the question of whether or not the use of supplements and nutraceuticals during cancer treatment are helpful or all hype.  I sat down with her a few months ago to discuss their role in my own […]

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An update…finally and Happy New! :)

Greetings and a very belated Happy New Year! Seems a little silly even saying that as we are almost into February already…hard to believe and yet it seems to sneak up on me every year. I hope you all are doing wonderfully well in this new year, a year of new beginnings, bright possibilities and […]

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Merry Christmas and an Update from Neil

I hope this finds everyone enjoying their Christmas time with family, watching the children/grandchildren tear open presents, and eating the traditional family dinners. I wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and say that Alyssa and I feel your prayers of comfort, peace and healing. As I sit here beside her at Northside […]

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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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Happy Almost Turkey Day!

Happy Almost Turkey Day! I hope everyone is enjoying a nice short week and that you all are getting ready to be with or go visit family. It seems Thanksgiving got here in an awfully big hurry this year, but it is such a wonderful time of year. I am writing to you from the […]

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Birthday wishes for Alyssa

As many of you already know, Alyssa has been and still is in-patient at Northside Hospital for the first high-dose chemo ablation. This is a four day process followed by several days of monitoring in an isolated area of the hospital to maintain her health in her highly compromised immune state. She will remain there […]

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This edition of “War and Peace”… Decisions

Hi Everyone! We have come back down to earth and back to Atlanta since the our last “chat”. We promptly jumped ship, pardon the pun, and went down to the the beach for Labor Day and to celebrate our good news. I want to thank everyone for your amazing response and it’s my hope that […]

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Donating Platelets for Alyssa

Alyssa will be starting her high dose chemo soon and will need platelet replacement for all the platelets she will receive. I investigated this for donations from all her friends and it must be done through Northside Hospital/ Atlanta Blood Services. (You can donate at the Red Cross but it will not be directed to […]

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You guys are AMAZING!! Big day tomorrow!

Wow, you guys are so amazing! I want to start by just saying THANK YOU!! As you all know from the email that my best friend sent out several weeks ago, we have been extremely blessed to be working not only with a PhD clinical nutritionist who specializes in working with cancer patients, but have […]

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