Two years later...the end of maintenance!

Today marked my last day of immune therapy!  Happy dance over here!  I got a new certificate and song from the oncology nurses, they are so awesome.  And got my PET scan results back, still coming back with a complete metabolic response.  Couldn't ask for a better outcome. 

One of my favorite oncology nurses is now pregnant, a great reminder that life goes on and there are little ones to cuddle.  In a week, when I can have a drink, I will be raising a frosty margarita and toasting the end of 2.5 years of treatment and to a healthy baby for one amazing nurse. 

3 people threw a punch at your cancer.
Thomas, Lori sent you a prayer.
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I am so happy for you Stefanie. You are an amazing warrior!
Love and Hugs,
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Congratulations Stefanie!
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Stefanie, this is WONDERFUL NEWS!! Thank you for being an inspiration for us all! Your posts have been SO helpful!! Now go live well!!❤️
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That is so kind of you to say, Penny. Thank you!
Very happy for you Stephanie, don't look back. Good vibes and lots of love coming your way.
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Spectacular news!
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Great to hear, congratulations and I bet you are glad to have it done. Ed just finished his 6 months of treatment, he will be having a CT in September and then will be starting maintainance in October. I have been thelling him about you and he also says congrats, thank you so much for you posts they have really helped him. I think your case is probably the closest to his that I found and your info has really helped him out Hugs and Sunshine and Smiles
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I'm so glad Ed is through with the chemo. That's honestly the worst part. Maintenance is a breeze, just got to deal with the long infusion. I'm praying for good results for him on his CT. Nothing worse than scan-xiety!!
What an amazing milestone! Does this mean your active treatment has been completed?
I will be raising a toast right along with you next week, Stefanie: it couldn't have happened to a nicer, more generous, BAD ASS warrior. YAY!! 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽
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Yep, I am all done. No more treatments, and actually after September the doctor said I only have to come every six months for a checkup!

Big hugs to you and the Hulk! Thanks for all your support!
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Pawsome news all 'round! Well done, mighty warrior :*)
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Yea Stefanie! Cheers! hugs and love and always prayers Sabina
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Great news is always welcome at the BFAC News Center! Can't you just hear Walter Cronkite saying, "And that's the way it is, July 17th, Twenty-Seventeen, and Stefanie has completed her chemo treatments...Walter Cronkite, CBS Evening News, Goodnight".
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lol I can hear his voice saying that! Some people just have iconic voices! Thanks for your support John.
Congratulations Stef! I can't believe how quickly time passes. I'm so glad you are feeling well. By all means, have that drink in toasting that nice nurse, and have another for the remarkable handle you had on everything. God bless.😘
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I am so happy for you - all done and still complete response! 6 month check ups after your September appointment will be nice for you too. I hope you have celebrated this amazing milestone!
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Hi Stephanie, hope you are still in love with NED, and hope you have a great birthday this week, and many more.
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You made my day, Stefanie. I will make a toast to your recovery. I will raise a glass of good Irish whiskey in your honor.
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Vital Info


February 25, 2015


January 23

Cancer Info

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma


February 24, 2015

Stage 3

over 6.1


the unknown

Prayers and good wishes

offer to clean some dishes, bring dinner. basically help my husband please.

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

August 5, 2015

Nausea, fatigue, lower back pain, night sweats


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