On August 10th, 2018 I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Because this form of leukemia is aggressive it had to be treated aggressively and on August 15th I began induction. Over the next 6 months I went through intense treatments. Eight rounds of chemo, which consisted of two different cycles. Cycle A and Cycle … Continue reading My First Round of Chemotherapy
When I was first diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L.) I was absolutely clueless to both the illness and what to expect from the side effects. Because of this I began learning about my illness and decided to sitting down to discuss what A.L.L. is and what my journey has looked like since being diagnosed. … Continue reading What is Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia? A.L.L.
Last year, Michael, was on top of his game in the South Carolina Film Community. He had just wrapped his third feature film, several shorts, started a vlog series and had began planning to head off to Los Angeles. Then weird things began happening. From being constantly tired to uncontrollable body aches. Instead of listening … Continue reading How I Discovered I had Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – Episode 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZMuOKpq420 I've been keeping a secret from you fam. Granted I have talked very openly about it; however, I didn't say how quickly it would be here. After two days of chemotherapy treatments and three days of radiation treatments tomorrow I will have my Bone Marrow Transplant! Which also means it's my new birthday! So … Continue reading I’m Revealing a Secret – My Bone Marrow Transplant is Tomorrow!
The last month has been completely surreal. It’s made me stop and realize that as epic as my life has been, I’m not immortal. And the hardest pill I’ve had to swallow is that the next six months of my life are now on pause. What I haven’t shared via the highlight reel of social … Continue reading Welcome to Diagnosis