Tag Archives: anniversary

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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Recording my anniversary

I’ve not written a blog post for ages. Lots of stuff, both medical and fun, has happened and is happening. Nothing serious or life-threatening on the medical side, although the visit from the Critical Care Unit nurse while I was … Continue reading

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The sadness of so many losses

I began writing this a couple of months ago but didn’t finish the draft I’d started. Today though I’ve been reminded again of the sadness of loss; it comes and goes with a regular dull rhythm. On this Spring Equinox, … Continue reading

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On Christmas Day… in the morning…

… three years ago, I was first ill. It was a virus, or so I thought… After an initial diagnosis of chronic kidney disease, which was enough of a shock, followed by a month of complete weakness, an inability to … Continue reading

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