My Story: “It Was Like A Bolt Of Lightning Hit My Spine”
Fifty-six-year-old Chicago native Gail Jarrett-Black had never had health problems and didn’t worry much about her health. She was hard-working, fun-loving and a married parent. But it seemed like all of a sudden, fatigue started setting in. However, lab tests performed during a regular checkup in the summer of 2007 revealed her blood had high levels of a protein associated with multiple myeloma.