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Myeloma, My Arse!

This is a very overdue blog: you’ll be glad to know I am no longer incarcerated in Tooting and have been released back into the wild. I was discharged from hospital on Saturday 5th July, AKA Day +16 in terms of my transplant. Pretty good going, although also fairly typical from what I’ve read of other patients: I think my consultant gives the 4-week figure so that people aren’t disappointed! My escape was initially looking like Friday 4th, but ended up being delayed due to a Resurgence of Puking on the Thursday/Friday. It was then slightly delayed on the Saturday afternoon as I (for the second time only) needed a transfusion of platelets, and the first bag sent up were the Wrong Kind of Platelets (something like they were CMV Random and needed to be CMV negative…). This made me think of British Rail, and the wrong kind of leaves…

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