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Fear of Falling

Health (Con't)

Fourteen years ago, I learned that I had “Stage Zero” chronic lymphocytic leukemia, commonly called CLL.  It stayed at Stage Zero for years—no treatment required.  Until now.

 A routine blood test showed that my white blood cell count had grown dangerously high, and my oncologist ordered tests to confirm that it was time to begin treatment. The tests confirmed her concern, and on Wednesday, I started my pill regimen. 

This cancer is treatable.  That’s the good news.  Other good news is that treatment no longer requires chemotherapy thanks to wonderful medical advances.  The bad news is that the treatment can have some unpleasant side effects (or not). 

So now it’s a waiting game.  Do I tolerate the treatment?  Are the side effects bearable?

I will take each day as it comes, grateful for all the good I have in my life and hopeful for more of it.

And now this blog will return to its regular programing…


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May God bring you blessings, Actually He already has!! Your healthy confidence that you will get through this is such a blessing. Optimism is so important when things seem to be upended

Sylvia B. Belkin

Judy, I commend you on the courage you exhibited years ago, accepting your physician's evaluation of your condition and I urge you to resume treatment due to a recurrence. Hopefully there will be little or no negative response to treatment. You have so much to give to our community, and we have so much to learn about positive aging, from you.
These are tough times. We need your strength and we will support you in every way possible.

Kate Hughes

I wish you all the best with your treatment. You never disappoint us with your positive attitude toward life and the bumps along the way.
I love your comment: “I will take each day as it comes, grateful for all the good I have in my life and hopeful for more of it.”
You have a lovely life philosophy that inspires me.

Lisa LeVine

Dearest Judy - please take care of yourself during this time. You have such a wonderful attitude in everything you do.
May you be blessed with refu-ah sh'lei-ma.


Please stay well. We need you so much.

Becky in California

Wishing you the best possible results, Judy.

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