Category Archives: Other health

Infection alert!

Friday morning, 4 April, saw me not-quite-leaping, more like cautiously rolling my stiff self, out of bed at an early hour to go off to volunteer at a Register & Be A Lifesaver [R&BE] stem cell register recruitment event at … Continue reading

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Injured in the line of duty…

You might think that no posts from this quarter means no interesting news. You’d be wrong… Mostly I’ve been so busy and so high and unable to concentrate due to the effects of steroids, that I’ve either not found/made the … Continue reading

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Dastardly diarrhoea

Yup, that’s today’s jolly little subject. Sorry folks! But at least you know what’s coming in advance. I’m not going to spring something on you that you weren’t expecting. This blog post will do exactly what it says on the … Continue reading

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18 month post-transplant review

Today is 18 months to the day after my allogeneic transplant. It’s my 18-month-iversary! I’m alive, pretty well for the most part, looking and feeling good. So today is worthy of a celebration, although it is more of a quiet … Continue reading

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The sleep clinic chronicles continue…

If you’ve been following this blog till now, just read on. But if you’re new, you may want to read the earlier parts of this story, here, here and here. Now, so far I have been talking about sleep apnoea, … Continue reading

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The joys of CPAP

If you’ve not been following this blog, you may need to do a quick catch-up here and here for some history on my snoring story before proceeding. And if you have been following, then settle down and read on… I’d … Continue reading

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The continuing story of something completely different… (or more adventures at the sleep clinic)

Following my possible over-reaction (I’m still questioning that) to the sleep clinic letter that I wrote about here, and having rearranged the appointments for after I returned from holiday, I turned up at the Sleep clinic at Nottingham’s NHS Treatment … Continue reading

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