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What to expect during and after a BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant) or Stem Cell Transplant

I get to talk/chat with caregivers/patients with Multiple Myeloma . Each one of them has a different set of queries.

One such patient, who was advised to go for a BMT by my Oncologist , was preparing to get admitted to the hospital and called me a few days ago. 1,578 more words

Drill Weekend- Student Flight

This weekend I attended Drill for the first time. In the Air Guard, new trainees begin reporting for drill weekend even before they have gone to basic training. 563 more words



Obligatory blog post to mark the end of my BMT journey.
When I first set foot on Tekong, it was no doubt one of the lowest points of my life since I had so much planned such as learning guitar and investing, and yet I’m stuck on an island doing things that would probably be of no use after 2 years. 263 more words



I enlisted on 6 January 2017 at Pasir Ris Camp, aka Commando Training Institute (CTI). From there, I kicked off my NSF journey.

BMT lasts for 9 weeks.And then, we will have our Passing Out Parade (POP). 302 more words


Farewell, Cheesy Fries!

“Life is uncertain, eat dessert first” should have been my senior quote in my high school year book instead of the cliche Garth Brooks quote I decided to roll with. 449 more words


A Guide to Air Force BMT Graduation: Friday

Air Force BMT Graduation is a four day event held at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX running Thursday-Sunday after 7.5 weeks of training. It’s best to arrive on Wednesday, as the events start early on Thursday morning. 319 more words

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Michael and Hans (I mean, Pierre) Part 3

Eight years ago our family hosted a party to celebrate Jack’s second transplant birthday. There was a cake and balloons and (like any good party) a table so that people could sign up for the Bone Marrow Registry. 453 more words

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