In American breakfast (America, 10:30 am) there was a very emotional moment on the air, when Carlos Monti spoke about his wife’s state of health, Silvia Liceagawho suffers from leukemia, e He made all his teammates cry.
The story began when, after talking about the dramatic situation Silvina Luna is experiencing due to a kidney problem, Pamela David asked her partner: “Life changes you even when you accompany someone, I dare you to ask: Carlos, how many years have you been accompanying your wife?
“Six years ago, I don’t like to talk about it much because it’s hard for me”, explained Monti, visibly moved.
“She he had a bone marrow transplant because he had leukemiasimple and complex it was for that”, the speaker of the cycle of America began his story.
On the consequences of this procedure, he specified: «When you have a transplant, three things can happen: the first is that the organism accepts it, the second is that it rejects it and the third is what is called ‘graft against host’. He had my brother-in-law’s bone marrow transplant, did a study with his brothers and we were lucky that it was 100% compatible with him.”
Regarding his wife’s illness, he said: “At first the transplant worked well, the operation lasted an hour, first they swept her marrow, the chemo was the strongest because they leave the marrow at zero”.
“40 days after the transplant, he woke up with graft versus hostit means my brother-in-law’s marrow was not recognized in the body, so it attacked the organs, anyone, because it is not recognized,” continued Pamela’s partner David.
How is the health of Carlos Monti’s wife today?
“This forces another treatment, another one, which unfortunately will be chronicNow he’s in Fundaleu three times a week to get photogenic. At first there were four sessions a month, now they’ve reduced it to three plus one battery of daily pills, plus corticosteroids“, indicated the journalist on the state of Silvia Licega, in front of her companions who were visibly moved and burst into tears.
Regarding the consequences this has had for his family, Monti said: “It changed his life, my wife is hospitalized at home. Life has changed for all of us, we have readjusted to his life. She is a plastic artist and had to leave everything because her health was the priority”.
“My wife is resilient, a fighter, a lioness, we’ve been through tough times, of prolonged hospitalizations, always with a smile, but well, this touched us, all my family, my children, my in-laws, pushing everyone on the same side”, he revealed about the dramatic moment that he and his environment they are crossing .
“You have to keep building your life, working to help it. I’ve been sleeping with one eye open for six years. I’m so used to sleeping next to her that I listen to how he breathes and I realize it“He talked about what it’s like to walk someone through this tough process.
About his fears, Carlos was honest: “I’m afraid something will happen to me because who will be with herMy kids are married, but hey, that’s what touched me and I deal with it.”
Currently, his wife’s health has improved: “Slowly it is starting to improvethe values it has now are much better than the values some time agoeverything that is hemotherapy, red blood cells, platelets, all his blood is better.”
Though it issued a warning: “The doctor told me they will try to reduce it as much as possible, but that it is chronic.”
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