Author Archives: Don Carnagey~Lanier

The Journey has Begun

Gwen and I left for Chicago on Tuesday to begin her Journey. After a long plane ride and way to much walking for her we made it to our apartment about 600PM. We ate and then we slept until the … Continue reading

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A Letter to All – I May Look Normal but…

Gwen came across a letter the other day that seems to describe everything she feels and put everything she has in thought, into words. It brought tears to my eyes as I have heard Gwen say these same words. This … Continue reading

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May be down but WE are NEVER OUT!

This is Donnie and I am writing for me tonight. I have been staring at a blank word document page for what seems like hours, the blinking cursor mocking my very existence as I struggle to put into words the … Continue reading

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“A Matter of Life and Death”

I had to share this story with you all about a woman that went through the Stem Cell Transplant in 2005. I want you to see what she went through and know that Gwen is going through the same thing … Continue reading

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Imagine

Imagine if you will of a time or a place when life as YOU know it ceases to exist but only in dreams. Imagine one day you can’t wait for that hug or that gentle embrace from your children and … Continue reading

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My Road Map to Recovery

I will be staying in Chicago at Northwestern University Medical Center with the Division of Immunotherapy and Autoimmune Diseases (DIAD). This is the only center in the world devoted to a unique area of treatment and research utilizing stem cell transplantation in … Continue reading

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Humbling Experience

Hello there. Today or I should say that this week has been a very emotional time for us. Today we went to our first support group and it was nice to be with others with CIDP. We decided last-night that we will … Continue reading

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