Absolutely wonderful news!!!

September was Rachel’s bone marrow transplant month. They got her into the hospital and gave her the superduper killer chemo. It wiped out everything. Then they transfused her own bone marrow back into her. This is only day 9 after the infusion and her newly infused bone marrow is producing cells!!!

Rachel might be able to go home in as soon as THREE days!!!

Soooooooooooooo happy!!!

YAY!!!

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17 Responses to Absolutely wonderful news!!!

  1. littleoddme says:

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!! *grabs Lauri’s hands and does a happy dance*

  2. Lowly Second Attendant says:

    Wow, Laurie, that is fantastic news!

  3. pyrit says:

    Hallaylooyayayayayayay!
    Yep!
    I know you’ve known loss in recent months so I’m very happy about this for you.

  4. Freedom Smith says:

    How fabulous and fantastic! I am so happy for you all. Please let us know how things progress.

  5. Yay!!!!! I signed up 125 marrow donors. Not as easy as it used to be. But the results are magnificent.

  6. Jaypo says:

    That’s miraculous news, larui!!! Rachel has new self-produced red blood cells!! Miracle Marrow!

  7. Kzinti says:

    Wow! In today’s day and age, that is wonderful news indeed!

  8. LBeeeze says:

    That’s such wonderful news!!!!

    Wonderful, wonderful!!!

  9. capnstephel says:

    [this is great!]YAAAAAAYYYY! Keep sending the good thoughts to her!

  10. It really is amazing what the medical field can do for illnesses that were once incurable. But that reminds me, I need to get on the bone marrow donor list again. I was registered in Minnesota, but I don’t think the database is shared with medical centers in Cali. There was a greater shortage in MN for donors with ethnic backgrounds. Here the need might not be so critical.

  11. lauowolf says:

    That is great news.
    I’m so very happy for all of you.

  12. Redscylla says:

    YIPPEEEEEEEEEEE!!!! Very awesome news!!!! We’re all pulling for her!

  13. littlemiao says:

    This is wonderful! yay! for good news!

  14. ladywise says:

    That’s wonderful news Laurie!

  15. Tony says:

    Hello..I do not know the whole story right now..I will check it out..but that is wonderful..I wish her the best..our friend Susan goes for surgery the 12th of Oct. They are doing the one on her privates..then there is a new lesion on one lung..a project..but no matter what..the idea is to get well..one step at a time..Peace Tony

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