Hi! I'm Cadence

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

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  • Is this ever going to work?

    It’s been about a month since I last checked in and what a wild but wonderful time! I was extremely grateful and had so much fun playing MainStage at Trackside, Country Fest on the Grand, & Kinstock with my Best Friends and We shot the music video for our Current…

  • Cancer can’t stop me!

    Rocking out at Trackside on the MainStage!! What an amazing day, moment and memory I will never forget. It was hot (35 freakin degrees) I wasn’t feeling the greatest but we KILLED IT! Love these ladies so much for never questioning me wanting to keep pushing forward with music as…

  • Raw Truth & Honesty

    I Don’t often post things that aren’t positive but that’s not a fair representation of what I’m really feeling all the time and I think it’s important to let other people know it’s OK to feel that way.  My Blood Counts were up a bit as of my last check…

  • Global News

    In the face of uncertainty, moving ahead with my dreams and plans seemed to be the only logical solution. It’s been great being distracted from the challenges and the limbo that Leukemia can bring. Here is my band performing on Global news this week to promote our new single ‘Hard…

  • Hardest Update Yet

    Hey guys!The latest update is the hardest one so far.  After three months of taking pauses from treatment and reducing the dosage of my TKI several times, we’ve been unable to stabilize my blood counts. While this is a common side effect of this type of treatment- stopping treatment for…

  • Bumps in the road

    Hey guys! ? Things are still going well but a bit bumpy. After a two week break from sprycel treatment, my counts didn’t recover the way we had hoped so I started again last week at a half dose. As a side effect to treatment I’m experiencing Moderate neutropenia which is a…

  • Mexico Update

    Hi Folks!Just wanted to leave a quick note to say things are going really well in my world right now.  We just had a lovely vacation in Mexico to celebrate Alicia and Taylor’s Wedding. It was so sunny and warm and I enjoyed missing the Ice Storm! Treatment for my…

  • CML Treatment update

    Hello Friends!It’s been a while since I posted so here is a little update:) I started my Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor treatment for Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia via Sprycel on March 2nd and was able to cut my White Cell Counts in half in the first ten days and bring my platelet…

  • What the EFF is CML?

    Hi Friends!  I firstly wanted to say thank you so much to everyone that reached out to me with support and love via comments, calls and messages. It was truly overwhelming and I am so grateful that I have such an incredible support system amongst my friends, family and music…

  • No Fear

    I’ve been pretty quiet the last few weeks. They’ve been hard and it’s been a roller coaster and at first I wasn’t really sure what to say, what to think or how to react. I guess I’m still really not.  A month ago I said I would be going to…