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The last post…?

Last Saturday was a huge day in my life history calendar. Six years ago I was diagnosed with multiple Myeloma. Each year that passes makes that day, 4 Feb 2011, more and more significant and makes me more aware how lucky … Continue reading

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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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List for Living review

After a few rather downbeat posts, it’s time to reinvigorate my blog, my attitude, my faithful followers and not least of all, myself! As previous readers will know, I have created a List for Living. I keep it updated, but … Continue reading

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Rusty…

My writing skills… my mental clarity… my English vocabulary… my concentration… my memory… all rather rusty, I’m afraid, after my vacation. Is it the sea water and sunshine perhaps, like an old Fiat car…? Maybe holiday inertia or just being … Continue reading

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Identity shift

On 16 April, I was eleven months post-transplant. That’s almost a year! And what a celebration I’m going to have for my one-year anniversary, on 16 May! But for now, I’m quite content with quietly appreciating how well things are … Continue reading

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Minor scare

For the past couple of weeks, I have been feeling unbelievably tired, constantly, from when I wake up, throughout the day, until I go to bed at night. Additionally, my myeloma middle-back pain seemed to be making its presence known … Continue reading

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Tender bits

Yes, I know I’m not supposed to write about this most intimate of subjects, but I’ve done it once, so I’m not going to avoid it now. And don’t think I wasn’t tempted, but if you know me, you’ll know … Continue reading

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Travellin’ shoes

Norway was amazing. My worries and anxieties came to nought in the end. I was never cold and only fell over once, in lovely soft snow. All the gear I bought did exactly what was required. Ice grippers are a … 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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