Multiple Myeloma and Mental Health

I shouldn’t have to write this, but that doesn’t mean I don’t need to write it. Multiple myeloma is hard. Cancer is hard. Being sick is hard. Recovering is hard. Not being able to do what you used to is hard. It is so hard that it is actually more likely than not that myeloma … Read more

What Is The Difference Between Relapsed and Refractory Myeloma

As with most cancers, and really anything medical, there are a lot of multiple myeloma terms and vocabulary out there that you might not know from the beginning. Getting to know the definition of multiple myeloma terms will help with understanding information about the disease. What Is Relapsed Multiple Myeloma? It is often said that … Read more

Pregabalin for Neuropathy

When I got blasted with melphalan last year as part of my autologous stem cell transplant (SCT), it chewed up the nerves in my feet leaving me with some pretty substantial neuropathy. What Is Neuropathy? You can find the official medical definition of peripheral neuropathy here. For, those of us with multiple myeloma, neuropathy is … Read more