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Do you really know how good it is to feel alive?
I want to tell you my good news and I know when people ask me most of the time I say I'm OK.
Well time for the truth on the 14th of June 2002 one day before my 39th birthday I was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).
Here is what I didn't tell people at the time I had a 5% chance of surviving. My bone marrow did not match my brother's so I couldn't have a bone morrow transplant.
The doctor told me I could go on trial drugs which to me meant less time in hospital and away from my family.
So that is what I did and over the last ten years I have lost count have many blood tests, bone marrow bi ops, injections (some I had to give myself which freaked me out)
and so many visits to doctors and hospitals.
Today I was told I have a zero count which means if I can stay on zero for the next 2 years maybe I can get off my meds.
This is what I have been hoping for so many years now and at last I got the news today.
I am not just living with CML now I am beating it.
I am so happy today I want to tell the world.


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Yaaaaaayyyyyyy!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!! That's the greatest news! Wow...you are a really strong person and you have made me change my Outlook on my life that has had me so sad and honestly I feel like such a whiner crying about my petty problems when you're fighting and winning for your life...literally! Thank you for sharing this!


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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Hugs Carol tight tight ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

we love you xx


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What fabulous news! Thanks Carol for your openess. Love your posts here


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Carol, OMG - I am so happy for you, this has improved my mood really really well!, I am so so so happy for you!. I love you to bits!


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Karen_Wright
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How awesome Carol that is really great. Glad u beat it, and hope u continue to beat that shit. Hugs to u Carol, glad ur my freind.



XOXOXOXO
Karen


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Tommy_Storey
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Yes,Carol,
Vary,vary," WELL DONE " and you
do know that we all LOVE you,vary
vary much,don`t you !!........

Your Dear Friend, Tommy lol xxxxxx


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Sarah_Keroack
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So happy for you Ms. Carol and my fingers are crossed for the next 2 years


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Cheers.... may you live 50 more years carol.... God bless you


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Jodie_Hendricks
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GLORY TO GOD, CONGRATS CAROL, I KNOW HOW HAPPY YOU MUST FEEL. IF I LIVED CLOSER I WOULD MAKE YOU DINNER AND HAVE SOME WINE TO CELEBRATE, THATS AWESOME, SORRY FOR CAPS


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Oh gosh I better answer you all here.
@ Christy we all have our struggles in life and I am sure you aren't a whiner just know if you face each challenge that comes along it will make you stronger.
@ Ella I NEVER say no to a good hug... hehehe thanks mwahhhhhhhhh
@ Calvin Thanks
@ Bec you are a little angel
@ Karen I have to stick around because I know you like my stories hehehe
@ Tommy I loves you too hehehe
@ Sarah I know your fingers will be too busy to keep crossed all the time hehe
@ Vishal WOW not sure about another 50 years I'm happy still being around though that's for sure.
@ Jodie CAPS are fine... I wanted to shout when I heard the news too hehe and mmmm dinner and wine sound goooooood


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Karen_Wright
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ya Carol u gotta stick around so we can enjoy some more of ur stories for me,


(((((((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))))))


Karen XOXOXOXO


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