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I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1988 and later diagnosed with ALL in 2007.
I was overwhelmed and scared when I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s, because not only was I facing the unimaginable with poor health, but I was facing it as a single mom of two toddlers. Then in 2007, I was petrified because it took multiple doctors and months to finally diagnose me with Leukemia. I still live with Leukemia against all odds. Even though I still undergo treatments and take daily mainten ...Read more
A little over a year ago, I finished a treatment that saved my life and gave me purpose. In October of 2016, I was diagnosed with stage IV of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was fortunate enough to receive medical care that allowed me to conquer my cancer journey.
As a survivor, I decided to give back to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada by participating in the Light the Night Walk at Parc Jean-Drapeau. I chose to volunteer for this cause as it improved my quality of life during my ...Read more
Leukemia first touched my life in 2013 when my mother was diagnosed with an acute form of the disease. My world was turned upside down. Immediately fear kicked in! I was so scared to lose one of the most important people to me. My heart was filled with so much sadness and despair. I turned to my faith finding peace in prayer. I spent five months caring for my mother until she passed on Christmas Eve morning. My family and I are comforted by the thought of her becoming our Christmas angel gu ...Read more