Category Archives: * Myeloma

I’m a Survivor!

“The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” – Alan … Continue reading

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Dancing in the rain

“Learning that life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about dancing in the rain.” That sentence is the byline of my blog. I have to admit that it’s been a lie in the most literal respect, as … Continue reading

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Seven years

This anniversary post is to recognise that I’m still here, in remission, seven years on from the day (4 February 2011) when I was first diagnosed. In that time I have seen a number of friends die, from myeloma, leukaemia, … Continue reading

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Life continues 

For those of you who wish to continue following my thoughts and feelings on life and adventures in remission, with grateful recognition to an encouraging comment on my last post, I’ve started a new blog: acquiescent quiescence. I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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The last post…?

Last Saturday was a huge day in my life history calendar. Six years ago I was diagnosed with multiple Myeloma. Each year that passes makes that day, 4 Feb 2011, more and more significant and makes me more aware how lucky … Continue reading

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Destination: Cure – “it can only grow from here”

In July I attended a Reception for the All Party Parliamentary Group on stem cell transplantation at the Houses of Parliament. This is a group of MPs who support, campaign around and are interested in stem cell transplants, at a … Continue reading

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Relatively normal

      Oh my goodness, how long has it been since I properly wrote anything here? Those of you who are distant strangers may well have feared that I was no longer around. I am! I am still very … Continue reading

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Cancerversary reflections

  A friend sent me this article this morning, à propos of my anniversary. It seems very apt.  http://www.curetoday.com/community/janet-freeman-daily/2015/05/reflections-on-a-cancerversary

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Happy Birthday

Today I am officially three years old. Three years ago today I had a stem cell transplant which is the main reason I’m still here. Celebrations today were extremely low key, unlike two years ago or even last year. Three good friends … Continue reading

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Four years on

As you’ll be aware if you’re a regular reader, there hasn’t been much ‘regular’ reading going on here for some time. But, today is the four year anniversary of my myeloma diagnosis, so it warrants acknowledgement at the very least. … Continue reading

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