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Day+11

Domino. That’s it.  Today’s bloods show a small decisive increase in my neutrophil count.  Here are the numbers… May 23rd: confirmed 0.00/L  (units are in billion cells per litre) May 24th: tentative 0.03/L  (with...

Day+10

Another Zero. This time it’s zero neutrophils recorded in my blood stream.  That’s the end of the old immune system and there is a chance that tomorrow or Monday the numbers start to rise...

Day+7

High. There’s no yesterday and today just a blur and by 5am I’m definitely awake trying to get comfortable in a sitting position as a change from prone.  My mind is incapable of engaging...

Day+6

Low. Today has been rough. The flu virus got a swift hold and my temperature shot up to 38.5 degs C so I’m on antibiotics to help my tissues graple with the infection –...

Day+3 – 5

Room. I’m still on the slide down as expected.  Each day brings its changes and challenges.  This morning I woke with blood in my mouth from my tongue which seems to have got biten...

Day+1 & 2

Counting. Day+1 passed in a haze – I hadn’t slept very well, just too many chemicals running around my system, and I felt low to medium nausea much of the day with occasional sharp...