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Yet again, a difficult passage in my cancer treatment has been lit up with the love and concern of the Daily Kos Community.   I can never thank you all enough.  This time it's the autologous stem cell transplant that is the hoped-for long-term knockdown for my blood cancer.  It's not a pleasant experience, but being able to look around my hospital room and see the gifts and feel the thoughts and prayers of so many in this community has made an immense difference.

Anyone who has sent kind words, thoughts, prayers, energies, or anything else positive my way:  don't doubt for a minute that you did something that mattered.

All I can say is that I hope to better soon so I can pass it on.

With love and thanks and special love to teacherken for going through all this with me and keeping my communities in touch

- Leaves on the Current

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