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Day 86-94 Chemotherapy

As people ask how I am, I usually respond with ‘I feel fine.’ Although an automatic response to a casual question, it’s something I sometimes have to think hard about. 619 more words


Day +96

Growing Counts and a Great Week

Day + 90 Blood results (12/3/15)
WBC: 4.05 Hb: 89, PLT: 158, NEUTS: 3.43 (last G-CFS day 79, none days 80-90 (10 days)) 1,171 more words



Thrombocytopenia. The new word of the day.

My tip of the day: If you or anyone you know is having chemo, report any side effects when you first see them. 333 more words


Bayer Aspirin

On this day in 1899, the Imperial Patent Office in Berlin registers Aspirin, the brand name for acetylsalicylic acid, on behalf of the German pharmaceutical company Friedrich Bayer & Co. 472 more words

Day +77

Re admitted, Stupid Boobs!!!

Well here I am again, having a lovely stay at the Kings Collage hospital with yet another infected boobie!!!!

I couldn’t believe it I woke up at 6am on Wednesday for one of my five or so times nightly wee’s! 714 more words


Good News, Bad News and the 50 Pound Mark

Good news first, yes? I officially hit the 50 pound mark over the weekend. It’s hard for me to wrap my head around being 51 pounds heavier this time last year. 1,019 more words

Weight Loss

Day +68

My Second Post Transplant BMB Results are here!

Day +67 Blood results (17/02/15)
WBC: 3.60, Hb: 85, PLT: 93, NEUTS: 3.27 (G-CSF the day before, Eprex tonight) 829 more words