It’s been quite some time since I last posted – life has been really busy which is always a great sign….there was a time (and it was quite a long time!) where no matter what was going on in my … Continue reading →
Friday evening it was raining as I walked the beach. I find that the side effects of chemo make it challenging to handle large crowds or excessive noises. I much prefer quiet time by myself or with a few close … Continue reading →
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Tuesday evening I went for a walk by my house. I thought about my current chemo and the treatment options my Myeloma Specialist had previously discussed with me, should my cancer levels increase. Although I remain optimistic that the Ninlaro … Continue reading →
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I started this blog in April 2012. I had relapsed from Myeloma 2 years earlier and was on Revlimid. I decided to start writing about my journey with cancer and life in general. I never was a journal/diary keeper. But writing blogs came to me quite easy. I greatly enjoy writing this blog about the […]
What I love about my quarterly Myeloma (Cancer) Specialist appointments is how they always bring clarity to my monthly blood test results. The Q&A helps me better understand how I’m responding to chemo right now and what it means within … Continue reading →
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Having survived now for 13 years with Mulitple Myeloma, I know how lucky I am. I am grateful every day for my life with my wonderful husband and children. My son was almost 11 when I was diagnosed and my daughter almost 20. So the many years I’ve had are remarkable. Graduations from High School […]
On Friday, I found a rocky beach area, where I sat and watched as the water moved in and out from the shore. I always enjoy taking self-portraits in the early evening as I prefer the soft light then and … Continue reading →
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It’s been a while since I updated, but various people have wanted to look at my blog, which has given me an incentive. It took me ages to sign in as I’d forgotten the details! It will be short I’m afraid as I’m quite busy, but I will try to update a bit more frequently. […]
There are everyday challenges living with multiple myeloma while on chemo. It would be easy for me to dwell endlessly on the tasks I’m no longer able to perform, the activities that I can no longer participate in, or the … Continue reading →
The results from my February monthly blood test were missing the m protein value. My particular type of multiple myeloma is less common and it is not always possible to get an m protein value – the best measure to … Continue reading →
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