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Posted 2016-12-19T04:34:15Z

The results are in...

After several extra days of not hearing back from the doctor (ack! so stressful!), I finally got word that my scan came back negative and I'm now deemed in "complete remission." Can you believe it?!?!

This is just the best outcome one can hope for with this type of aggressive Lymphoma and after such a grueling journey. I was also able to get my picc line removed, so now my arm is healing up after having that sucker in me forever. Without any restrictions like the picc, I'm ready to gain back my strength and then some.

Oh! And the other big news of the last few days is that my eyebrows, eyelashes and hair are all starting to grow back! My head is budding the softest duck fuzz -- it's exciting times! I assume it'll grow back the same color and texture, but who knows!? 

Thanks to all of you for reading my posts and sending your strength and love my way through these past six months. It has meant so much to me to know that you are all out there rooting for me. 

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Comments (17)

  • Chris Weil
    Chris Weil

    I LOVE YOU. You're doing AMAZING and I can't wait till you have more hair than Adam! (A lofty goal, to be sure...)

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Stacey wolfson
    Stacey wolfson


    3 years ago · Reply
  • Jean Parker
    Jean Parker

    AMAZING News! I'll see you for a walk soon! xoxoxox, Jeannie

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Jordan

    oh yay! Congratulations! (づ ̄ ³ ̄)づ

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Clarice Shapiro
    Clarice Shapiro

    Thank God that's over! Back to living the good life! Love you, Clarice and Norm

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Rebecca Young
    Rebecca Young

    YAY!!!! Such happy, wonderful news!!! I can't wait to see you and celebrate!

    3 years ago · Reply
  • JonaRose Feinberg
    JonaRose Feinberg

    Wonderful news!!! Sending lots of love!

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Melissa Garcia-Edwards
    Melissa Garcia-Edwards

    That is wonderful news...lookout 2017!!! Happy Holidays to you and Jess.

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Fran Kras
    Fran Kras

    YAY! Good news, the best news! Happy Holidays ahead.

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Judy Heumann
    Judy Heumann

    So good to see you and Jess yesterday, Arie! You look terrific--and that was wonderful to see!

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Eric Wlasak
    Eric Wlasak

    HOORAYYYYY!!! So happy for you!!! What a great way to start 2017! Looking forward to seeing all that you conquer in the new year! xoxo

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Larry Rosen
    Larry Rosen

    Glad healing is proceeding so well. BTW as per Chris' comment you had more hair than Adam even at your worst! Looking forward to seeing how it grows back in. Love you!

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Jan Shore
    Jan Shore

    Such wonderful news Arielle. Lots of love Alan and Jan

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Susan Mallon
    Susan Mallon

    Woo hoo!!! That is such wonderful news. I'm so happy for you and Jess. I can't imagine how relieved and happy you must be that all of your hard work and suffering was worth it. I hope that this is the start of a very happy holiday time for you <3

    3 years ago · Reply
  • Bruce Rosen
    Bruce Rosen

    Awesome news! We are so happy for you.

    3 years ago · Reply
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