Keeping Up

I have definitely begun to start feeling some of the effects of my treatment so that is making my daily posts a bit more difficult.

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What Are The Odds

No seriously, what are the odds that a married couple would develop the same type of leukemia 2 years apart from each other.

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Finally Getting Started

It’s been a long time since my last blog update. We have been so busy the last few months between my crazy work schedule, Luke’s transplant being repeatedly delayed, all of the COVID-19 chaos, and getting a puppy.

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Transplant Delay

Luke’s transplant was originally scheduled for January 28th. Unfortunately when they did blood work on the donor last week it was a bit off. Most likely they have a cold so the transplant has been delayed. While this isn’t what we were expecting, it does mean that we have some more time to prepare.

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Finally!

Luke officially has a donor!!!

We got the news last week that a willing donor is a 10/10 match for Luke. This is such good news and helps us to feel a bit of hope again. Likely he will be getting his second stem cell transplant at the end of January.

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Here We Go Again

It feels like only a day has passed since Luke was first diagnosed and yet it also feels like it was a million years ago. We have been fighting this battle for so long and it feels neverending.

Well, here we go again.

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Writing Through the Writers Block

I’ve been wanting to update everyone on Luke for the last couple of weeks, but I have been experiencing a lot of writers block lately. I figure if I just sit down and start typing this, maybe the words will come to me.

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Not The Answers We Wanted

It is hard to write this update today as we have answers, but they aren’t the answers we were hoping for. I promised to keep everyone updated as we learned more about what is going on with Luke so here is what we have learned.

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A Year feels like a Lifetime

A year ago today I graduated from pharmacy school and became Doctor Lindey Coates. It really feels like a whole lifetime has passed since that momentous moment. Continue reading “A Year feels like a Lifetime”

Hard Days

I haven’t posted an update on Luke in a while and I’m sorry for that. Life has been busy lately. People tend to forget that just because Luke is in remission doesn’t mean that the battle is over. Continue reading “Hard Days”