I'm going to put this at the beginning, because some friends have made this mistake of pushing the 'donating to CaringBridge' button, and made a tribute donation, thinking it was to me. It's not. It goes straight to CaringBridge.
Update: September 7, 2020 I celebrated my one year re-birthday on August 29th! Yay! I'm not usually one to count days, I really do practice being present in this moment, but hitting this milestone is big as far as potential for recovery.
Update: February 18, 2020 I received my bone marrow transplant on August 29, 2019. Recent updates are about my recovery process. I made it to my *100 days*, which is a milestone. And, the next milestone is one year, which will be August 29, 2020.
Update: August 17, 2019 Since I wrote this last December, the most recent information is in my journal writings. I will be admitted to USC in Los Angeles for my bone marrow conditioning and transplant process on August 23, 2019.
Current contact information: If you wish to mail something to me, I am using my friend's address while I am in temporary housing. That is: Joy Holland, 289 Arnett Ave, Ventura, Ca 93003. If you wish to donate a monetary gift you can do so through Zelle Pay or PayPal using my email address firstname.lastname@example.org or VenMo at joy-holland-5. Thank you so much!!