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“Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.”

– William Shakespeare, King Lear Okay, that’s it for the supremely apt (with the corrupted blood and all) highbrow culture… Now let’s get down to the nitty-gritty, lowbrow, down-to-earth, graphic bit… I have a boil on my back. Below are … Continue reading

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The transplant process starts here…

Last week I was in the Netherlands, where I found myself in a weird detached state, not able/wanting to fully interact with the people around me. This was partly due to spending a lot of time not understanding what was … Continue reading

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Devastated!

Tuesday morning rolled in with a new, faint sense of excitement as finally I was going to my first counselling appointment with Mandy at the Maggies Centre that morning, and that afternoon I would be starting a PTLLS course (Preparing … Continue reading

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Four months along – update

On Sunday 4 December, it was exactly 4 months after the transplant of my stem cells and I’ve not written anything for a month, so it’s time for an update. You may recall I am on the Myeloma XI trial and … Continue reading

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