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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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Six months on

16 November marked six months post-transplant, so time for a quick update. And it’s mostly good news… The frequency of my clinic appointments is going down, as is the number of drugs I’m now taking. When I first came out … Continue reading

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Wed SCT Day -1

This is apparently Day -1… hospital terminology for the day before the stem cells are transplanted. It’s actually the early hours of Day 0, as I’m awake in the middle of the night. (SCT = Stem Cell Transplant). Day -1 … Continue reading

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Finally… answers from my consultant

If you’ve been following this blog on a regular basis, you’ll be aware that I’ve recently had some “Grrrr!” moments of not hearing back from my consultants in response to an email I sent on 17 June. While I was on … Continue reading

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Date changes & details

I’ve just had a call from Sarah at the hospital. The first date the Radiology department can fit my Hickman line is Wed 15 June. This means that the whole stem cell harvest process needs to be put back one … Continue reading

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Hospital appointments and good results

This week I had two hospital appointments. Monday was Haematology, Tuesday was Renal. Monday was a quick in and out, blood test and seeing the consultant who seemed very busy and didn’t chat. Tuesday was a bit more relaxed and … Continue reading

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Holey head!

Firstly, let me apologise for so many exclamatory postings… but that’s how it is just now. At least it’s not boring (I hope). I had an appointment with the consultant again on Monday… and received the results of my skeletal … Continue reading

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