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Day Zero

0. I got my stem cells back this afternoon – no drama just a quiet transfusion over an hour or so. Roman V. was here visiting during the procedure which was a very pleasant...

Days 419 – 422

Monitor. It’s my last day of chemo today – I’ve had four days of Cytosine, Arabinoside and Etoposide which have gone pretty well, but I’m beginning to really feel it.  I feel heavy and...

Days 417 – 418

Dose. I’m settled into my room in Waddington Ward at Kings now, and hooked up for day 2 of the 6 days of high dose chemo. Yesterday was mostly quiet which gave me time...

Day 416

Module. I’m floating in deep space – all I can hear is the aircon and some faint bleeps, strange light filters in through slots in the doors and walls and LED’s glow all around...

Days 414 – 415

Yoyo. Up and down.  A nautical phrase for when hauling in anchor and it’s just broken out of the sea bed so the vessel’s no longer attached to the ground and is free… I’ve...

Days 408 – 413

Crossed. I travel up to London with a bag full of books and pyjamas and soft bristle toothbrushes, my mandolin and my laptop loaded with audio books and films.  And filled up with love and...