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Trying Again

Big day for me today. I’m returning to work (again) for the second time. I initially went back on September 8th, after having been off from June 2014 for chemo and a stem cell transplant. My initial return to work lasted 5 weeks before illness set in. Continue reading

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The Common Cold

They determined quickly that I did NOT have pneumonia. You ready for that? After having two doctors diagnose me with pneumonia and operating under that premise for almost two weeks, it was a surprise. I suppose that is what happens when the secretions are actually tested. Continue reading

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Cashing in my Humanity

Howdy all, I was released by my transplant team to return to work September 8th. I am working full time, which consists of 3 twelve hour night shifts. I was given a medical accommodation to not work more than two … Continue reading

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Hypogammaglobulinemia

My 2008 journey through Burkitt’s lymphoma resulted in many changes to my body. One of these changes is hypogammaglobulinemia. Big fancy word to say I don’t produce IgG, an immunoglublin necessary to fight infection. I receive 40 grams of IgG … Continue reading

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