I know I’ve been really quiet for some time now and it’s not for any reason other than that I have been mega busy! This month has seen some quite major changes for me – moving into our new family … Continue reading →
Friday evening I went back to Queen Elizabeth Park and found a quiet location for my self-portrait. I looked up and realized I was not alone, I was being watched by an owl, who just stared, without making a sound. … Continue reading →
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The month of August is the one month where I am guarenteed to feel nostalgic about my life pre and post My Myeloma. I might have such thoughts at other times of the year, but these usually occur when I am in some sort of drug and/of fear induced melancholy. August however, is different and […]
Chemo makes my mind muddled, so thinking clearly is difficult. I’m always debating what needs to get done today and whether I can just stay home instead. This morning I was unable to articulate a concept for a self-portrait, until … Continue reading →
This morning I walked around Queen Elizabeth Park enjoying the fresh air and nature. I noticed leaves had fallen from the trees and that some had already changed colour. Hoping for many more summery days, before the rainy season arrives. … Continue reading →
It has been a mere 16 weeks since I started my trial, which now consists of fortnightly doses of Daratumamab, steroids and an antihistamine. I say ‘mere’ in an attempt to justify the fact that there have been no blogs for nearly that entire period. On the one hand, mere sums it up nicely. The weeks […]
I have been feeling run down over the last week. Either due to my ongoing chemo treatment, or as a result of the smoky haze in Vancouver from the out of control wildfires. I didn’t have the energy to plan … Continue reading →
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I should have posted this link (see below) days ago, but ever since we lost our eldest cat, Puzzola, practically all my free time has been devoted to taking care of, and doing research for, Piccolo (the big black and white cat in my header photo), who, at age 14, has unfortunately been diagnosed with spondyloarthrosis,…
Well it’s been a real struggle. Apart from the transplants this may have been one of the toughest regimes I’ve been on. But it is working and so it gives me the oomph to get through it. My results have been as follows. I started on about kappa 2,500. After round one the levels went […]
First, I googled Ipad issues and got it back working. Whew… I really didn’t want that expense right now. If it happens to you, you press both the home button and the power button simultaneously and wait for the apple icon to appear. It actually worked and I’m using it again with no apparent issues. […]