Acute Myeloid Leukemia : Part 2

My breath was hijacked, optimism instantly atrophied, and tears of recognition erupted in endless supply, as once again, disease eclipsed our world. In an all too scientific and rehearsed way, she explained that this was a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells, characterized by the rapid growth of […]

Acute Myeloid Leukemia : Part 1

When I first arrived at work, I called my mom in the hospital, like I did every morning. On this particular morning however, she sounded extremely tired, confused, and even admitted to not feeling very good. Chemo will do that. She sort of dropped the phone/hung up after I told […]

Farmer’s Bread

Farmer’s Bread In 2001 I was living in Maryland, and had recently begun dating my future ex-husband. About five months into our relationship, his mother, Darriel, was diagnosed with Ovarian […]