Hi! I'm Cadence

I was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia on February 12, 2018. This is my story.

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  • Caring & Connection

    For the many people I’ve tried to explain this concept to, I feel like this explains it best.  I feel more alone than ever. I feel more isolated than ever, even in the light of so much love and support, and it is often because I’m looking for what she…

  • GoFundMe + Update

    *Originally posted as an update in my GoFundMe Campaign. View the campaign here: Help Cadence Kick Cancer’s Ass Hey Guys, It’s extremely hard to continue to ask for help, but I still need your help.

 
When we initially started the campaign, I had no idea what to expect in terms…

  • Learning about the transplant process

    Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for your generous and selfless shares, donation and support. You have no idea how much this truly means to me. It’s not just about the financial security this will provide me and my family during this challenging time, but also in truly understanding…

  • We have a Donor!

    Asking for help is not something My Husband or I do very well. We are lucky people who have many opportunities others do not, and are grateful for the abundance that we already felt we had in our lives! We both felt a sense of guilt and shame over asking…

  • Happy New Year

    Heading into this new year, I’ve been struggling with a lot of emotions. Usually the New Year is a chance for me to hit the reset button, set new goals, and plan new adventures. It brings hope, renewal and excitement.  This year it brings the most uncertainty I have ever…

  • The Wild Ride

    This year has without a doubt, been the wildest ride I’ve ridden. It started off with a shock leukaemia diagnosis, and then went on to be filled with extremely wonderful highs in my music life, that left me feeling more proud than ever about the music and magic happening within Runaway…

  • Short + Sweet Update

    Hey guys! I’ll keep this update short and bittersweet? After a whole month off treatment my blood counts haven’t recovered and have somehow continued to drop. I’m feeling a bit more rough than usual these days. We’re going to be doing a repeat bone marrow biopsy September 5th, the day…

  • Stopping Sprycel again

    So last Friday we ended up stopping Sprycel TKI treatment again because my counts were too low to continue. My doctor referred me to a specialist at Princess Margaret to give some guidance on my case, who I was able to see yesterday. His name was Dr. Lipton and he…