Michele Tschirhart

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Michele Tschirhart is a leukemia fighter, writer, speaker, and health advocate living in Boise. She was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia in February 2011, and uses her experience to help others. Her blog, “Dancing and Travelling My Way through Leukemia,” has received many awards.

She is passionate about helping others through their CML journey. For an inside look into Michele’s journey, go to www.myleukemiajourney.com/#/condition/cml .

Latest by Michele Tschirhart

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Relationships

Leukemia Tests But Deepens My Relationships

As a person living with chronic myelogenous leukemia, I realize that my diagnosis disrupts the lives of my loved ones. But ultimately it has brought us closer.

Traveler in Barcelona international airport
Lifestyle

Traveling with Leukemia: Courage in Motion

I had to face this fear of travel head-on, and not allow leukemia to steal my wanderlust spirit. I realized that my cancer had made me fear the unknown.

Michele Tschirhart using a laptop.
Living With

Living With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

In living with chronic myelogenous leukemia, you never achieve remission and survivorship; on the other hand, you’re perpetually in survivorship.