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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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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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Rituximab

No, this is not a high-scoring Scrabble word. If it were, it’d be worth 20 points… 40 on a Double Word. If I managed to get the X to land on a Triple Letter, it’d go up to 72, plus … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Dex… and other effects

The joys of Dex! I’m now off all medication – not even taking any vitamins or supplements – I just wanted a break before the next round of treatment and medication starts. I started writing this quite a few weeks ago … 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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