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    What worked for me was making fruit smoothies:...

    What worked for me was making fruit smoothies: strawberries, bananas, half a packet of vanilla Carnation Instant Breakfast, milk and/or vanilla ice cream. I didn't care for sugar, but the taste of...
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    I agree with the others - each transplant is a...

    I agree with the others - each transplant is a unique experience with its own challenges. I heard of people returning to work part-time after six months. At six months post-transplant I was dealing...
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    Hi Billy, Yes, BMT is an option. It's very...

    Hi Billy,

    Yes, BMT is an option. It's very hard on the body. From what I understand, it's a more difficult recovery for older people. I was 51 when I had my stem cell transplant. None of my four...
  4. Sorry to hear about your father's diagnosis. As...

    Sorry to hear about your father's diagnosis. As po18guy has said, it can be a manageable illness. Very often one pill a day is all that's needed, if that medicine is tolerated well and continues to...
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    Hi Teresa! I also lost 60 lbs while I was...

    Hi Teresa!

    I also lost 60 lbs while I was going through chemo, transplant and recovery. I am now gaining weight, as my appetite has returned. I don't care for sweet baked stuff anymore though. I...
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    Hi Teresa, Sorry to hear that your brother has...

    Hi Teresa,

    Sorry to hear that your brother has to deal with a stroke and AML at the same time. I was in perfect health otherwise when I was diagnosed with AML. I can't even imagine how difficult...
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    Hi davidpaul, If your dad has a quickly...

    Hi davidpaul,

    If your dad has a quickly progressing leukemia and now wants treatment, he will have to start treatment immediately. On the day I was diagnosed with leukemia, I was literally dying....
  8. I am sorry to hear about your dad. Leukemia...

    I am sorry to hear about your dad. Leukemia really takes away energy, and other symptoms like nausea can really bring one down. I was 50 when I was diagnosed with AML last year. I went from...
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    Thank you for the welcome! I appreciate...

    Thank you for the welcome! I appreciate interaction with other leukemia fighters and like to hear their stories. Each leukemia journey is completely unique because our bodies react to leukemia and...
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    New to the forum

    I recently found this forum and have been reading other people's post. I was diagnosed with ALM last year in March. I had two rounds of induction chemo, since the first one didn't do the job. After...
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