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    Lent 2019: Uncommonly common.

    Still posing for selfies even with two needles in my chest for plasmapheresis… while wearing a jaunty beret. (taken March 2019)   Last Sunday, Z and I met up with my girl…

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    The Problem is… you think you’re in control.

    Getting IVIG through a peripheral IV in my right hand in 2012. (photo, my own)   Just think of this post as a little corollary to Tuesday’s. I realized pretty much as…

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    Throwback Thursday: Let it be.

    Note: This post first appeared at my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on October 4, 2010. ~Alisha       I’m sitting in the local diner writing this on my laptop, the…

  • Throwback Thursday: Circles, Squares & Me.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far AboveRubies, on September 21, 2012. ~Alisha   When I sat in that doctor’s office over a year and a half ago, being…

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    What to expect when you’re expecting…

    September 2016, and I have (some) hair.     … to get better, but haven’t. Yet.  It’s been four months since I had the Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) at Northwestern in…