Communispace Health is partnering with those affected by Multiple Myeloma in order to improve future treatments and services. Whether youre a patient or a caregiver, we need your help! Within our private online forum, we discuss the daily experiences of living with myeloma in order to effect change. Your input and insights will help improve the future of care. To thank you for your time and contributions to the community, you will receive monthly Amazon e-gift certificates. Heres what our current members are saying: I am enjoying the 'shared connection' site I have learned so much and enjoy sharing with others. -Ronnie I look forward to this community being an additional support group, information resource, and sounding board for myself and my caregivers. I believe in being proactive and positive in my journey with myeloma. I am not an 'A Typical [myeloma patient]', I am a white female, diagnosed in my mid 40's. I love to hear inspiring stories of 'long livers.' Here's to all of us fitting that bill!!! Together, your voices can support the search for better care, more affordable prescriptions, and even supplementary services, such as support and counseling. To join Communispace and connect with others whose lives are affected by multiple myeloma while helping make a difference in this community, take the survey by clicking here.
about the author
Lizzy Smith was diagnosed with myeloma in 2012 at age 44. Within days, she left her job, ended her marriage, moved, and entered treatment. "To the extent I'm able, I want to prove that despite life's biggest challenges, it is possible to survive and come out stronger than ever," she says.