“I didn’t think I’d last a year”: 5 years on

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Husband’s three-monthly appointment is today. We live our lives in three-month increments, grateful each time to effectively be told “You can go and live your lives for three months”, as opposed to “We need to start treatment next week.” We’re … 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

‘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