Response has given Mary time to focus on the things that are important to her. She is using this time to connect with her family and friends and do the things she really enjoys like yoga and tai chi, which help her cope with stress. Mary is also using this time to prepare for her next relapse by researching and staying in regular contact with her specialists. She is also turning to other patients to understand their experiences to help herself prepare for her what’s ahead. When she needs a boost, Mary turns to music to help her stay relaxed and grounded.
Mary focuses on keeping herself healthy, trying to stay positive, and learning more about the latest breakthroughs in myeloma during her time of response. For tips on mental health and wellness, look at our fact sheet.
I’m working to find new meaning in my life and doing the things that I really love.”