Sweet Dreams

I have a new ally in the fight against sleeplessness. Following several weeks of disrupted sleep I have got prescribed some sleeping tablets. So welcome on board a new drug to be taken as and when necessary. The drug is Zoplicone.  The drug has the advantage of helping me to sleep without leaving me drowsy … Continue reading Sweet Dreams

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Aches and Pains

It is the end of my second cycle of chemotherapy and I enter into my chemo free week. This brings mixed blessings - firstly there are no steroids to take so that I shall hopefully be able to get better sleep as the week wears on. There are no Valcade injections so less trips to … Continue reading Aches and Pains

Sunday Summary – 28th May (Symptoms)

Three weeks on from my previous Sunday Summary and a chance to take stock of where things are. This is a summary which is a good stopping off point if you are interested but don't want to wade through all my posts. I am now very much out of hospital and undergoing chemotherapy as an outpatient. I … Continue reading Sunday Summary – 28th May (Symptoms)

Chemotherapy (VCD) – Basics

Information here is taken from various booklets received by me and interpreted in a non-expert way - they should not be taken in any other context than my own - possibly muddle opinions. Chemotherapy is not a single thing. It is not a static process but a dynamic one which combines different drugs taken over … Continue reading Chemotherapy (VCD) – Basics