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Drama down south

Oh yes, there’s more… but this time, it’s nothing to do with a boil, abscess or wound, you’ll be glad to hear. This one is a cautionary, yet amusing tale… As you’ll know if you’ve followed my blog recently, I … 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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“A walk in the park…”

These were the words uttered by my consultant a couple of weeks ago, in relation to my forthcoming allogeneic (donor) stem cell transplant… “It will be like a walk in the park compared to the autologous (my own cells) transplant.” … Continue reading

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Cold season

Yes, it’s winter and like many other people, I have a cold! I don’t have influenza and I don’t have pneumonia, and in fact, I have one of the mildest colds I’ve ever had… so far at any rate. This … 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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Long time no write…

The days go by and turn into weeks and somehow I’ve not been motivated to write. It’s been hard to gather my thoughts and know what I want to say. Even harder to stay focused on one set of thoughts … Continue reading

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Loss and liberation

The title of this post is inspired by an email conversation I’ve been having with a friend about writing, thoughts and life in general… The initial inspiration came from a comment on her blog: “Give up something. Reflect. See how … Continue reading

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