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5 Years Post-BLA

It's crazy to think that it's only been 5 years.  I feel like I've lived without adrenal glands for a whole lifetime!

As you may know, from reading my blog, seeing me, or talking to me at any point in the last year, this has been the most challenging year of my entire life.  I cannot believe I survived it.  Let's go back to last September.

I remember making a comment to my mom that I couldn't believe I had not been hospitalized once in 2014!  I could not believe it.  What an accomplishment that I had stayed healthy and dealt with minor issues on my own without needing an admission!  It seemed like the moment I said that, the universe changed it's plans.  After a few weeks of mentioning to my mom, sister, and maybe even coworkers that I thought my appendix was acting up, one morning before work I drove myself to the ER to get it checked.  Sure enough, appendicitis it was.  The surgery was pretty easy, and back to my life I went.

In December, right before Chri…