Diagnosed with MM in 2006. My symptoms where only foggy vision. After 9 months and multiple tests it was a diagnoses of Multiple Myeloma. three years of quarterly blood work checks I was prepared for a stem cell transplant. Fortunately I used my own stem cells. Hospitalized for 3 weeks, full remission. Treated with thalidomide for approximately 10 months. I decided to stop the treatment. My feet and lower legs have neuropathy from the thalidomide. It has been 6 years of healthy remission and my blood work is showing signs of increased protein again. Still being followed every 3 months with blood work. Now I am starting to look at current treatments as I have been oblivious of new drugs or treatments (2nd stem cell transplant) is new for my area. I would like to hear from anyone that has had a second stem cell or anyone that
has relapsed and is on treatment now."