Welcome to our CaringBridge site. We've created it to keep friends and family updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time when it matters most. It has been 8 years since my last stem cell transplant. In late July I received news that my Kappa/Lambda light chain ratios were slightly above normal; indicating my Multiple Myeloma was no longer in remission. After close monitoring and trying a couple different chemo drugs, I returned to MD Anderson in February to check in with my doctors. I had 8 treatments of radiation and they started me on an immunotherapy called, Darzalex or Daratumumab. I returned home after 3 weeks there to complete 6 more treatments of Darzalex. Tomorrow, April 24th, my mom and I will fly to Houston to start the stem cell process again. I still have cells in the bank for transplant so I won't have to go through the harvesting process again. This time I will have to be hospitalized due to the chemo drugs they are going to give me. I am anticipating having a lot of tests the first week and then being admitted to the hospital the next. I will be in Houston until the first or second week of June.