Happy Rebirth Birthday! Transplant Anniversary Day!
Last updated: March 2022
It's another year and I am here to celebrate my 6th bone marrow transplant birthday! I am 6 years old in the bone marrow transplant world! I don't know about you, but I do my BMT birthdays BIG! I mean the cake, balloons, makeup, heels, a small get-together, and outfit! After all, I literally would not be here today if my unrelated donor didn't say yes to me and to saving my life!
I also celebrate because it took a village to get me back on my feet. I went from the lowest I've EVER been in my life to beginning to embrace every day. I am now able to take a fresh breath of air. How cool is it to be able to have two birthdays?! That has uniqueness written all over! So I just wanted to share my excitement, my rebirth birthday, and joy with you all, before the day ends!
I'm curious: does anyone else celebrate their BMT birthday? How do you celebrate? Have you been able to meet your donor? How did it go?
How do you feel about your support system?