Two weeks after formally submitting for retirement from a beloved job teaching English as a Second Language, Kit was devastated by an active Multiple Myeloma diagnosis.
Multiple Myeloma is an incurable cancer, but it can be treated. It forms in plasma cells, which help to make antibodies that fight infections. Cancerous plasma cells accumulate in the bone marrow and crowd out healthy blood cells. The disease can damage the bones, immune system, kidneys, and red blood cell count.