Tag Archives: Aciclovir

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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Not normal

Friends, family, acquaintances, fellow cancer patients, the public at large see me running around, having fun, being busy, volunteering, travelling, visiting friends, driving a big fancy new car that I could not afford without a Motability lease, going out to … 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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January 2013

January 2013 marks eight months post-transplant, so time for an update… I’m well and truly over the virus I had over New Year… and the accompanying anxiety. My blood counts remain good. I don’t even look at the results now. The … Continue reading

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Six months on

16 November marked six months post-transplant, so time for a quick update. And it’s mostly good news… The frequency of my clinic appointments is going down, as is the number of drugs I’m now taking. When I first came out … Continue reading

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Breaking a taboo

It’s taken me quite some time to dare to write this post; it feels like such an unmentionable topic. But, I’m coming out… I have genital warts. There, I’ve said it! Phew! But, don’t fear, I will NOT be posting … Continue reading

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Next line of treatment

After consulting Dr Cathy Williams last Monday, this is how they want to proceed with treatment: Velcade and Dexamethasone, plus Lansoprazole and Aciclovir. Velcade is administered intravenously, twice a week for two weeks, then one week off in a cycle of … Continue reading

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