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Feb 18, 2018
My journey started as a result of lab results that were gathered during my annual physical, January 2017. At that time it was determined that I had a protein in my blood that lead specialists to discover that I was in stage IV kidney failure. Being known for the unusual, it was not surprising that the oncologist was initially uncertain on my diagnosis. My lab results were sent to a tissue pathologist and the Mayo Clinic, It seemed that it was unique to the point that a research paper was to be published. After all the results were reviewed, it was ascertained that I have Multiple Myeloma. My first round of chemo lasted through eight weeks and I was fortunate that the side effects were minimal. In the mean time, I was scheduled for stem cell harvesting. It too went well but between the first chemo and the later injections I was left feeling achy and fatigued. Next I am onto transplanting the stem cells. I have been blessed by excellent health care at both LAX Cancer Center and Spectrum's Lemmen-Holton Cancer Center as well as the love and support of my family and friends, This site more than eludes to provide a donation. PLEASE DO NOT DONATE. PLEASE DO KEEP YOUR PRAYERS COMING.