Tag Archives: blood count

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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Blame it on the Dex… and other effects

The joys of Dex! I’m now off all medication – not even taking any vitamins or supplements – I just wanted a break before the next round of treatment and medication starts. I started writing this quite a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Glimmers of hope

Another consultant appointment on Monday, this one with Dr Cathy Williams, just because I can choose and I haven’t seen her for a while. It’s nice that we can choose who we see – a bit of patient control. In … Continue reading

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Blood results graphs

When I went to clinic on 5 September, they gave me a copy of these graphs which show my blood results over the past six months. The green band is the normal range in each graph. If you click on … Continue reading

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Sat-Mon SCT Days 9-11

I feel limp and miserable. My nights are punctuated by trips to the toilet, more often than not leaking en route. I don’t have any control and often don’t even feel it happening. It just seems to pour out of … Continue reading

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Thu & Fri SCT Days 7 & 8

Thu: Despite my mouth feeling so awful and how hard it is for me to swallow, I’m not feeling as bad today as I did yesterday. Not feeling very lively though. Got my blood results Thu afternoon. I’ve updated the results … Continue reading

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Wed SCT Day 6

I’m feeling really low today. Diarrhoeia every time I move and my throat feels almost closed, mouth is sore and coated. I don’t feel like writing or talking. They’re giving me lots of pills and potions to help, but it’s … Continue reading

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