Tag Archives: Hickman line

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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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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Vlog #2: Admitted to hospital

I’ve just spent eight days in hospital due to a serious infection via my Hickman line. I’m in the midst of writing about it, but having difficulty concentrating, so it may take some time. In the meantime, here’s a little … Continue reading

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2013 in review – just because I can!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Thank you all for reading, following and commenting. I began this blog mostly for me, but things change and with the positive feedback from readers, I now … Continue reading

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The transplant process starts here…

Last week I was in the Netherlands, where I found myself in a weird detached state, not able/wanting to fully interact with the people around me. This was partly due to spending a lot of time not understanding what was … 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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A-harvesting we go…

After a preliminary blood test on Friday 24 June, which showed that my white blood count was only 0.47, they asked me to come back into the hospital on Monday, by which time, the count needed to be over 1. … Continue reading

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