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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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One hundred Likes!

I’ve just received notification from WordPress that I’ve had a total of 100 Likes on my blog posts. Number one hundred came in the form of my good friend, Wendy who also blogs and for your prize… you get to … 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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Why I won’t be getting run over by a bus any time soon!

Originally posted on Wendy's World:
How many times have I heard that I could get run over by a bus any time or other such platitudes about how none of us know when our number is up when I…

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2013 in review – just because I can!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Thank you all for reading, following and commenting. I began this blog mostly for me, but things change and with the positive feedback from readers, I now … 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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A pity party? No, a damn good myeloma party!

A pity party is one “in which you spend your time feeling sorry for yourself and whining endlessly about how crappy your life is.” (as defined by Urban Dictionary). It would be very easy and understandable for any of us … Continue reading

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Rusty…

My writing skills… my mental clarity… my English vocabulary… my concentration… my memory… all rather rusty, I’m afraid, after my vacation. Is it the sea water and sunshine perhaps, like an old Fiat car…? Maybe holiday inertia or just being … Continue reading

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Apologies

Two weeks ago, I invited readers to ask me questions or to ask me to write about something in particular. I’ve had a few responses, for which I’m very grateful. Thank you to those who responded for your contributions. This … Continue reading

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