Here’s a link to my blog from one year ago, the day my stem cells were returned to me after four days of chemotherapy to suppress my immune system. Stem cell transplantation day It’s hard to know what to say. It’s been a tough year in many ways, and the roller coaster we all talk … Continue reading One year ago
Month: September 2019
Holistic approach to recovery
This journey of recovery, wherever it takes me, is definitely a holistic approach. I've kept in touch with a few people who have been through the treatment, and it seems pretty clear that there's a few basic themes for those doing well. Not everyone reacts well, and there are non-responders, so please be aware this … Continue reading Holistic approach to recovery
A year ago, I was in Russia, going through testing prior to commencement of my treatment. I’ve found myself looking back, and reflecting, way more than I’d anticipated. Sure, I thought I’d celebrate on my stem cell birthday, but I hadn’t realised how much time I’d spend thinking about the decision, the time in Russia, … Continue reading Reflections
Testing – 1 year ago today
I was admitted to the hospital a year ago yesterday, and testing started a year ago today. Just a few photographs from that period of time, and the posting from that day here; https://mylongestjourney.blog/2018/09/11/first-days-at-the-pirogov-centre/ What a journey this has been, and I’m still travelling. I’ll write a longer update in the next days, but how … Continue reading Testing – 1 year ago today
Weight or fitness ?
Firstly, a photograph of the prettiest manicure I think I've ever had ! I found myself thinking, after three weeks of more strenuous and technical physical activity than I'd dreamed I could accomplish again, about the weight I needed to lose. Really ?? After managing Handrail Gorge, and some days around 12,000 steps, also swimming … Continue reading Weight or fitness ?