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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Big News!

Big news! I heard from my stem cell donor today!!

He lives in St. Paul, MN, is married, has two grown boys, and two grand-baby boys, and has worked for USPS for 22 years. Seems like a great guy.

He had been a blood donor for years and saw a poster 20 years ago about being a marrow donor. He thought that would be nice too. Never thought he'd be called after all this time. He's glad he was and happy to give someone a chance in life. He enjoys knowing that the choices he made have positively impacted someone else.

I asked if he was a mayo or Miracle Whip guy. Mayo. The reason I asked is because I've always been a Miracle Whip girl, but now I prefer mayo. Funny.

Made my day!


And I'm jazzed that this gave me a reason to play in Photoshop again!


6 comments:

  1. That's fabulous Lissa! Now make art while the mojo is there. I'll be praying for a successful procedure.

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    1. I should have clarified ... I had the stem cell transplant January of 2014. I am disease-free now and living quite the normal life, whatever normal is!

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  2. Lissa, this is so totally heartwarming. My sister Lissa is beaming up in heaven at this!

    xoxo

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    1. Thanks Cindy. I'm always taken aback that you sister has my name! haha

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  3. So wonderful that you know who he is now, and what a pleasure for him to be able to help safe your life. Winners all the way around.

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