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Hi @Kitkat83, Welcome to Blood-Cancer.com! My name is Anthony and I am a moderator on the site. To help you get the best experience and information, I’d love to learn about what you are looking to get out of joining this site. So, what brings you to blood-cancer.com? -Anthony (Team Member)

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Anthony Carrone posted a new activity comment 1 day, 8 hours ago

Hey @martha – Welcome to the community! I am so glad to hear you are doing good. My name is Anthony and I am a site moderator. I’d love to try to help you connect with others in the community who are going through similar experiences. What are you looking to get out of this website? If you’d like to start by sharing your story, click here:…

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Ronni Gordon answered a question 2 days, 9 hours ago

I can’t seem to reply to your question about where I had my transplant. It was at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. I also used to worry a lot because that’s my nature, and I still do it. A nurse who became a friend used to sit on the edge of my bed and say, “They’ll figure it out.” You just have to try to give it up to the experts and…

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Ronni Gordon commented on the post, Yoga… And Then Some 2 days, 23 hours ago

I started doing Rodney Yee’s chair yoga when I couldn’t go out while recovering from my transplant, and now I go to class several times a week. I really love it but am not that disciplined about doing it at home but am usually glad when I do. I know what you mean about how hard it is to quiet the mind and how yoga is a helpful way to at least try!

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lorc answered a question 2 days, 23 hours ago

Ronnie thanks for the info. I cant wait to get it over with. Induction chemo made me feel pretty crappy. I will be having my SCT at Penn Medicine Hershey Cancer center. Where did you have your transplant? I am worried about being so weak and getting sick. But I have to do it. Sometimes I still cant believe it.

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Ronni Gordon answered a question 3 days, 3 hours ago

The procedure itself is no big deal! Your cells come in a bag like any transfusion, and in they go through your catheter. A nurse sits with you and monitors you the whole time. You might feel pretty bad during and after the chemo leading up to the transplant. But the cancer center where I was, and I assume the others, have good drugs for just…