Living With...

A Health, Science and Medicine podcast
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Living With… is about those living with cancer and other diseases or challenges. It's a community of inspirational people who got some bad news, were dealt a terrible hand, a horrible diagnosis, which changed their lives forever.
I have Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a progressive bone marrow disease which robs the body of its ability to produce blood cells and fight infection. For some reason the body stops making proper blood cells, leaving the body weak and vulnerable. Treatments include blood transfusions, drugs to boost blood cell production, and ultimately bone marrow transplant. My levels have declined considerably. I take drugs to keep my levels from declining even more, but no one knows how long they will work. I get routine blood tests to monitor my levels.
I used to be an avid runner and have run several 5k, 10k, half & full marathons. I suffer from lack of energy and fatigue, but I’m able to work and do most things if I pace myself. Now, I am a walker, but I haven’t given up. I miss running, but I’m alive!
The Living With Podcast is my way of bringing you interviews with inspirational people who are living with cancer, illness, and other challenges. I feel we can learn a lot from them, be inspired by them and ultimately live more meaningful and fulfilling lives.
I hope you will listen to the podcast and will be entertained and inspired!

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Health Update Welcome to the show everyone! I hope you are all well! Usually, I would be introducing my guest right now, but we had some technical difficulties with Skype and had to reschedule the interview. That interview should be coming up soon…
Cover of Darkness Welcome to the show everyone! I hope you are well! My guest today was diagnosed in December 2012 with Mantle Cell Lymphoma. She underwent chemotherapy, stem cell transplant and subsequent isolation. To cope with her disease and k…
Where We Go Now Welcome to the show everyone! I hope you are all well! My guest today created the community to keep a supportive community around her always. Before her breast cancer diagnosis, she says she “survived family dysfun…

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Feb 28th, 2015
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Aug 25th, 2015
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