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Every Breath Is a Gift: Reflections on My Leukemia Journey Erin Michaela Sweeney

Every Breath Is a Gift: Reflections on My Leukemia Journey

Erin Michaela Sweeney

Published
ISBN : 9781329425460
Paperback
118 pages
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With one phone call, author Erin Michaela Sweeney’s life changes forever. She becomes a terminal cancer patient.This memoir recounts the harrowing months after diagnosis during which Sweeney endures eight- to ten-day chemotherapy rounds administeredMoreWith one phone call, author Erin Michaela Sweeney’s life changes forever. She becomes a terminal cancer patient.This memoir recounts the harrowing months after diagnosis during which Sweeney endures eight- to ten-day chemotherapy rounds administered during hospital stays in the hope of getting into remission. If she makes it that far, then it is a race to find a donor who matches her profile. Will she receive a life-saving marrow transplant in time? And will she live long enough to see her son, Eliott, learn to walk, begin to talk, and have his second birthday?The author’s blog posts about treatments, therapies, and home life are uniquely matched with reflective essays culminating in the truth that Every Breath Is a Gift.If you or a loved one faces leukemia or a marrow transplant (or both), this volume will bring comfort through sometimes humorous, sometimes piercing reflections about one woman’s cancer journey.For each book sold, it’s still good to be alive press will donate $1 profit to Be the Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, a nonprofit dedicated to helping every patient get the life-saving marrow transplant he or she needs.