Serious health problem for Erik Gronwall

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Singer Erik Gronwall posted on social media an announcement about his health, saying that he is suffering from acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).

“I am currently spending day 22 at the hospital in Sweden. About a month ago I was full of energy, capable of doing everything I normally do, business as usual. But then it appeared from nowhere. I started feeling exhausted, I had no energy to perform the simplest tasks and it was like I had run a marathon when I was just literally walking my dog for five minutes. Something wasn’t right. So I took a few blood tests and… fast forward… now it’s the third week of my treatment against acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).

In medical terms this means that my bone marrow generates immature blood cells, rather than mature ones.Now. First and foremost. I am extremely privileged and grateful to live at a day and age where a disease like this is curable. There’s been so much progress made in this field. My body is reacting well to the treatment but it’s a long treatment and it’s going to be the toughest challenge of my life so far, for me and my family. Mentally and physically.

(…) Final note. I am doing well given the circumstances and I’m ready to tackle this challenge the best I can. As you can see in the picture I decided to shave my hair since I want to control the process where I can.

It’s time to let this one out in the open. I will try to make a long story as short as possible.

I am currently…

Posted by Erik Grönwall on Tuesday, 13 April 2021