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#1 PrincessB

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Posted 09 September 2007 - 08:06 AM

Hi all,

I am going in tomorrow for six days of chemo and then for my stem cells to be given back to me. Apparently the volume of them is so tiny they have to dilute them in something, otherwise there'd be no point putting them in a drip. After that, I will be moved into a sterile room for about ten days to two weeks, depending on how I'm doing.

I've had a great week with my mum and consequently feel pretty relaxed about going in.

Will let you all know how it went when I get out. Keep smiling :)
Diagnosed diffuse systemic scleroderma December 2005 (on my 30th birthday, as if turning 30 wasn't enough?!)

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Posted 09 September 2007 - 09:44 AM

It is so good to hear from you. Thank you for the update. Best of luck!
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Posted 09 September 2007 - 10:15 AM

I send good vibes your way and lots of hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
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Posted 09 September 2007 - 10:16 AM

PrincessB,
This is really exciting! I can't wait to hear from you in a couple of weeks. Get plenty of rest while you're in the hospital (if you can) and let us know how you're doing as soon as you feel up to it.

We'll be thinking of you!

Big Hugs,
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Posted 09 September 2007 - 11:32 AM

Princess, this is so great! I will be thinking of you daily, I surely hope the next few weeks treats you well.
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Posted 09 September 2007 - 05:00 PM

Great news!!! Good luck this week!
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Posted 09 September 2007 - 08:47 PM

Glad you were able to have a good week with mum while you were waiting. I will be sending my best vibes your way over the next couple of weeks. Take it easy, sweetie.
Warm wishes,
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