Matter of Routine

I have settled into the routine. Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening I get dropped off at 6pm for a 4 hour session of dialysis. At a time which varies but is usually between 10:30pm and 11:30pm I get picked up and go home to sleep. Those of you who are mathematically minded will notice … Continue reading Matter of Routine

Christmas

I was sent home from Churchill hospital at 8:30pm on Christmas Eve. I had completed another 3 and a half hours of dialysis to follow the previous two and a half hours on 23rd December. Finally I was feeling normal. Better than I had in months. I could feel the energy. We got home about … Continue reading Christmas

DVT and Kidney Damage

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT. We have all heard about it and it is potentially deadly. A risk of long-haul flights and something of which to be very aware. It is a side-effect of the Myeloma that the blood becomes more sticky and therefore more prone to clot - therefore more likely to encounter DVT. … Continue reading DVT and Kidney Damage