Sunday, June 17, 2007

A Lahoma (Mzgoochi) update

I just got off the phone with Lahoma a lil while ago (aka MzGoochi)  from Lahoma Lamnets....(link in my sidebar) and she wanted me to let everyone know that she just finished her chemo and that they will be checking this coming Tuesday to see if the chemo worked via a bone marrow sample....that will be the same day her Brother will be tested to see if he is a match with her....otherwise they will be looking for a donor in the bone marrow bank.....so please say a lil prayer for her that her brother is a perfect match and she can be done with all this cancer chit.

I know when I was first diagnosed with breast cancer last year and they were going over the treatment plan, which was Adriamcin, Cytoxan and Taxol (AC& T) that 1 in 500 breast cancer patients treated with these drugs will get Leukemia.... Lahoma was in remission for 10 years, and now she is doing battle with Leukemia....I'm am sure there is a connection.

If anyone would like to call Lahoma and lift her spirits because she is there alone and they don't plan on releasing her until the first week of July if all goes well you can contact her directly at  1-304-598-4000 Room # 919. I can't imagine having to go through what she is going through without someone there by her side to make sure she is properly being taken care of and loved and nurtured as she battles another round of cancer.

So if ya can send some love her way.......J-Land is such a loving and caring community and I know I couldn't battle half as hard as I am with my own cancer if it wasn't for the constant love that is shown to me by so many J-Landers.

Or cards can be sent directly to her at


Lahoma Taylor
Ruby Memorial Hospital
Blood and marrow transplant unit
Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506


And did I mention she has the cutest accent with the sweetest voice....first time I've ever had the chance to speak to her...adorable! lol

22 comments:

dwhee70041 said...

Kim,
Thanks for the update.  We'll add her to our prayer list tonight.  When you chat with her, please pass on our love and prayers.
David

preciousone25 said...

Where is she.... I'm in L.A. so I'm always careful of the hour I call anyone else!!

Joann

missy92980 said...

Hey Kim, can you possibly let us know where she is?

princesssaurora said...

Prayers going out to Lahoma... how awful being alone...

Prayers for you as always, too.

Hope Jim and a nice day today...

be well,
Dawn
http://journals.aol.com/princesssaurora/CarpeDiem/

sdoscher458 said...

(((Kim))) thanks for your info on Lahoma. I will call her. I felt so bad that she was going to be all alone. Her will power is something else, a remarkable spirit. Hope you are feeling stronger....love, Sandi

kirkbyj05 said...

Living in England as I do I am not sure when would be a good time to phone your dear friend.  Rest assured though that I will be saying prayers every night for her.  Perhaps you could let us have her address and we could write to her?  That would be a tangible comfort for her.  I hope the bone marrow from her brother will be successful.  Praying real hard for her and you too Kim.   Jeanie xx

ab45yui said...

Saw your post and I will say a prayer or try and call her this evening.  Someone asked where she is at, I checked the area code look up and its in West Virginia.  That is a hop skip (couple states away) from me...lol.  Hope you have a blessed day!  

lanurseprn said...

You are such a good person Kim. To be going through your own battle and still you are very concerned about this other person. God Bless you!!
Pam

midwestvintage said...

 You can also send her a greeting card by going on the hospitals site.  They put it in an envelope and deliver  it to her.

http://health.wvu.edu/greetings.htm

    Lets flood her with well wishes.

                         Julie

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ajquinn354 said...

Kim, thank you for telling us about Lahoma, I've already addressed a card to her.  Will give her a call also to say thinking of you and I care.  I pray her brother will be a match for her, or there is a donor match. Thanks for letting us know she could use some of our caring.  Wish I could be there to stop and visit her.

Now you take care of yourself also dear....we care and love you.....Arlene (AJ)

sangrialel said...

I will keep her in my prayers!  Linda

mzgoochi said...

Thank you Kim. Love you Girlie!!!!!!!!!!!

I gotta get back over by 3 so I'm gonna try to make a short journal entry.

therealstephhull said...

It's times like this that I wish I was still back home. That hospital is about 45 minutes away from my hometown. I would just run over and see her if I was still back there.

~Stephanie~

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daddydan52 said...

Please read Heal your body by Louise L. Hay, you never know it can't hurt. your friend Danny.

katie39041 said...

I will send her a card from the UK and my fingers are crossed and prayers said for both of you and all fellow jlanders who are poorly at the moment.
katie

frankandmary said...

I will send her something today.  You really changed the landscape as to how all this is handled.  I feel a lot of people find it easier to take that next step, as if they feel they are taking it with you.  ~ Mary

emabecmar said...

a card is being sent to her right away. And prayers going up for her also. (((((hugs))))
Cindy

marainey1 said...

I did send a card to Lahoma.  I didn't realize that she was a private journaler.  I got the address from Barb's journal.  I hear she has some good news.  I don't read your journal regularly but just got caught up a bit and hope your news is just as good !  'On Ya' - ma

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