edsona's Journey with Multiple Myeloma

Patient: Multiple Myeloma

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 64

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    • edsona
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    total shock! I was very active ,professional.The pain was so bad I had to give up my job.

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    • edsona
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    bone marrow biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • edsona
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Have almost all side effects.Diarrhea almost all the time,back cramps,sweats,dizziness.not pleasant but im still here!

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • edsona
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Job

    Loss

    All my income,total credit ruin,independance,self esteem,almost all our retirement

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    • edsona
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Today I made the decision to go ahead with bone marrow transplant.

    Decision Point

    I am scared but I want the chance to live with my husband in his retirement years and enjoy our many grandchildren.

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