Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Sharing the Path

My friend, Janell, is beginning her walk down the transplant path today.  Janell was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in October 2009 and has been on a chemo regimen since then, preparing for an autologous transplant.  An autologous transplant is when the patient donates their own cells to the transplant.  Typically, the doctors get the person into remission, harvest the stem cells, and then (I think) freeze them.  At some later date, they return the harvested cells to the patient.

Janell is the kind of person who brings light to the people around her through her soft voice, her kindness, and her singing.  If you would be so kind as to send your thoughts and prayers her direction over the next few weeks, I would appreciate it.

She will be going through the consultations and preliminary tests this week and next.  Her transplant is tentatively scheduled for sometime in the 3rd week from now.

1 comment:

  1. All the best to Janell! May her journey be as smooth as possible and her days filled with people who love her.
    love and light