The joys of Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral what I hear you say! No I hadn’t heard of it either until it became my frequent companion. The NHS states that the ‘peripheral nervous system is the network of nerves that lieĀ outside the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord)’. They go on to list what the delightful symptoms of peripheral neuropathy […]

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Time for the bucket list

Now I am not thinking of dying just yet but having cancer concentrates the mind on things you want to do that have been neglected due things that have got in the way, namely work and children! My fledglings have flown the nest and I have been made redundant so now I have time, but […]

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Roller coaster week

It’s Friday and the week seems to have gone in a flash with a lot happening along the way. Monday I claimed benefit for the first time in my life: I claimed Employment Support Allowance (ESA). For those of you outside the UK this is a benefit, paid by the government for people who are […]

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Thinking a ‘head’

OK, so I try not to think too far ahead and worry about things until I really have to worry about them, but with this cancer planning is sometimes essential. The Myeloma UK magazine Myeloma Matters was out this week and there was an article in it about Body Image and Myeloma. I don’t think […]

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