COVID-19, Shielding & Tesco Priority Delivery Slots

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‘What a year this week has been’, declared a meme on Facebook. They’re not wrong. COVID-19 is scary – even scarier than cancer in some respects. In a year this may seem like a distant nightmare – I hope so … Read More

Watch & Wait or Watch & Worry?

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Three months goes so quickly. I can’t believe it’s already time for blood tests and the monitoring hospital appointment. He’s feeling pretty good but I worry because he suddenly gets tired and breathless. His scalp is a bit itchy and dry … Read More

Blood Tests, Chest Infection & Yet More Pills

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It’s time to go to the hospital, to face the facts (the few we can gather) rather than simply wondering. Husband feels good, although he often gets sleepy in the afternoon and needs a snooze. He’s been working and has … Read More

Chemo exhausts us both!

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He’s feeling very tired, his brain is woolly and he’s feeling pretty sick today. He’s limited in terms of what he can eat. The second day after chemo is usually his roughest. I look around the kitchen at the ‘chemo’ … Read More

‘Washed out’ but encouraging blood results

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Husband is on the 5th chemo out of 6. The paraproteins are down to 12.9, so the docs are happy with progress. Dr Dry Humour commented, “That’s a really good drop from January [43.6!] to now”. Yeahy! The red cells … Read More

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