AML: The Year in This Crazy Life
Last updated: March 2023
My name is Becky, and I was this healthy invincible woman who just by chance went to my primary physician one year ago.
Feeling good, I just happened to mention that I had bruises on my lower legs. The doctor said we should probably get blood work, which I probably would have put off, but two days later large bruises appeared on both of my arms.
Within days lab work was done and showed I had leukemia.
I couldn’t believe it.
Now one year later, I spent one solid month in the hospital, 3 additional 3-day stays and 27 days for transplant. The crazy part is I never felt sick.
Now I'm in remission and feel good outside of some fatigue.
Life is crazy but it’s so good too. So good.
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