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Out of adversity…

“Out of adversity comes opportunity.” – Benjamin Franklin Tuesdays come around each week, regular as clockwork. These days Tuesdays see me going to Derby. Well, it makes a change from weekly visits to clinic… but that was on Thursdays. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Resting

I’ve been busy. I’ve been very busy. Although it may not seem like it, even to me, I’m doing a lot for someone at this point in recovery. And that’s the crucial point! It’s easy to think, over eight months … 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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Happy Anniversary!

Following a stem cell transplant, they count the days starting with Day 0, D +1, etc. I’ve no idea what day post-transplant it is now, but I do know that today is Year +1. Yes, it’s the anniversary of my diagnosis on … Continue reading

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Tue-Fri SCT Days 19-22

On Tuesday, I had an appointment with the specialist nurse at the hospital. The friend who normally accompanies me wasn’t available, so I drove myself. I was told that my neutrophil count is now within normal range, so it’s ok … Continue reading

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Sat-Mon SCT Days 16-18

So, here’s a list of my current symptoms: Diarrhoeia – less frequent and more in control. No more accidents. Yay! But still liquid. I take Loperamide after every toilet visit. Sickness – only twice. Once following a very strong-tasting soup, once … Continue reading

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