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Confidence and identity…

I’ve become aware that my sense of myself has noticeably changed in the past few months. Initially I was just ill, feeble and felt like I was close to death, so almost no sense of myself, except as an expiring worried … Continue reading

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No umbrella… no dancing shoes…

I recently added the tagline to my front page: “My life with Myeloma… And learning that life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about dancing in the rain.” Sounds great, doesn’t it? So spiritually aware and positive?! … Continue reading

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Awake again…

Here I am, awake again at 06:16 on Monday morning… after a couple of hours of lying in bed awake, with my mind so very alive, even though my body could happily sleep. Yes, I’m on the Dexamethasone (steroids) – … Continue reading

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Cocktail anyone…?

So… I was invited to take part in a clinical trial for the treatment of myeloma. The trial is a randomised comparison between the currently used combination of drugs and a newer, hopefully more effective set. The main benefit of … Continue reading

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Drugs… just say NO!

Unlike other cancers, where there is a solid tumour, I have been told, there is the chance to take a breath, assess and make decisions about which sort of treatment and when… With Myeloma, they have to act fast, as … Continue reading

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