Long time, no see

Well it’s been a long time since I did a blog but I’m getting itchy fingers so clearly one is long overdue. So why haven’t I written for such a long time? Probably uncertainty, followed more recently by the good weather we have had! I do like a bit of sun and love being out […]

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

In July I wrote a blog about ‘Thinking a head’. I was contemplating baldness, which in my case I considered would probably occur in January as this was when I was expecting to be admitted to hospital for high dose chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant. Little did I know at that point, that […]

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What boosts your confidence? Doing well at work? Respect of colleagues? Supportive friends? Achieving a new skill? Or new clothes, expensive shoes and a great haircut? For me it’s all of them, different things at different times; cultivating self-esteem is all about feeling good as well as looking the best you can. Like many people […]

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The New Normal

A few weeks ago, I attended a Myeloma Information day in Birmingham. It was good to meet others with Myeloma and to be reminded that there are lots of other people in this ‘boat’ along with me. The one thing I didn’t like was wearing a badge all day that said ‘patient’. I’m not keen on […]

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