Tag Archives: Haematology

Blurred lines…?

So, with my new resolve to write shorter, more frequent posts, here’s the next one… My Hickman line half fell out on Friday 13 June. I don’t believe the date was to blame. I do wonder though, if perhaps nurse … Continue reading

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Recording my anniversary

I’ve not written a blog post for ages. Lots of stuff, both medical and fun, has happened and is happening. Nothing serious or life-threatening on the medical side, although the visit from the Critical Care Unit nurse while I was … Continue reading

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Infection alert!

Friday morning, 4 April, saw me not-quite-leaping, more like cautiously rolling my stiff self, out of bed at an early hour to go off to volunteer at a Register & Be A Lifesaver [R&BE] stem cell register recruitment event at … Continue reading

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Drug dealing

Before I overwhelm you and me both with all that’s been happening medically in the last few weeks/months (if I ever get around to actually writing it up)… I’d like to share a bit of naughtiness I got up to … Continue reading

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A comic moment in clinic

Having written a fair bit about dying recently, and with another post to come on the subject, not to mention some more medical posts, I’d first like to share an amusing anecdote from life at Transplant clinic… When attending Transplant … Continue reading

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Just when you think it’s safe…

It’s over 7 months since the transplant and I’ve been very lucky… 100% chimerism, undetectable myeloma, very mild GvHD and no serious infections. Until now… For the past three days I’ve had an increasingly painful sore throat, with a phlegmy … 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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