Tag Archives: T’ai Chi

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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Legs eleven…

No, I haven’t started playing Bingo! But I do have a new problem to report… it’s my legs… well, it’s my arms and legs… Since around April this year, all my limb muscles have become very tight and stiff. You … Continue reading

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A meditative death

I found this post today on the InterDependence Project‘s blog, written by Nancy Thompson, about how Lou Reed died. (The InterDependence Project is a secular Buddhist Centre in New York). I want to share it for anyone else facing their own death … 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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Next line of treatment

After consulting Dr Cathy Williams last Monday, this is how they want to proceed with treatment: Velcade and Dexamethasone, plus Lansoprazole and Aciclovir. Velcade is administered intravenously, twice a week for two weeks, then one week off in a cycle of … 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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The backwardness of writing

Not sure what to call this entry, but I guess a title will occur to me once I see what I’ve written. I love the backwardness of writing… It feels like an age since I wrote anything, but just checking … Continue reading

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