Amy Garofalo lives in Connecticut with her husband of 22 years and two boys, ages 16 and 13. She started her own small medical transcription company in 1996, and she also works for Middlesex Hospital as their Transcription Department Coordinator. Amy was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in April 2011 – 7 months after starting her new job with Middlesex Hospital. She had a stem cell transplant, after many setbacks, in April 2012. Her husband has set up a CaringBridge site for her where she writes about her journey with multiple myeloma.