Monthly Archives: February 2013

16. The only way is up!

Dearest everyone, thank you so much for all your chanting and healing energy. I went to have my blood test today and my white cell count has gone from 0.9 to 48. In 3 days. Yes. How absolutely totally incredible … Continue reading

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15. Cell Count

This is more of an interim note that a full scale blog. Went to the hospital on Monday and apparently my white cell count has plummeted despite all the supplements and the GCSF injections. It was absolutely fine last week … Continue reading

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14. Weekend Reflections

So, I think it is fair to say that I left the last blog in a state of depressed contemplation. Sorry about that :-). I have to say that on a temporary basis things didn’t get better. I woke up … Continue reading

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13. Inside Out

The first few days after I get home from hospital are always very thought provoking. I think we have already established that there is zero opportunity for contemplation on the ward because of the constant interruptions, but also because my … Continue reading

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12. Cycle Two – As it Happens

OK – we are at Saturday morning and the tedium has hit. I came in Thursday and we got cracking on the first round, which was about 3 hours, then for yesterday and today I’m having 2 cycles a day … Continue reading

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11. Countdown to Cycle 2

Just 2 days to go until I’m back in hospital to start Cycle 2, and I’m beginning to feel like an old-timer :-). At least I know what to take in with me now as having your own things around … Continue reading

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10. Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

The day has finally arrived. After much inner deliberating and outer bravery we finally shaved my head today. But of course there is a story I have to share with you, one to really gladden the spirit. My first thought … Continue reading

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