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Sausage Hands by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My neutrophils are none existent as an unexpected result of the methotrexate.  I’ll keep this short, what do you mean thank goodness - as it’s really hard to type with these ... Read on »
Back in The Royal by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Temp went up yesterday. Came in today at two, very quickly through A&E after B phoned the blood ward and they found me an isolation room on another ward. Feel decidedly ... Read on »
Trip Tips & Treatment by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer When holidaying you always need certain things to ensure a good trip - Food – Let’s say it’s a good job there’s a Chinese takeaway opposite along with a pie shop and vis ... Read on »
The beauty of it by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The whole aim of attempting to post on Monday was to basically confirm that I was still ‘here’.  However it didn’t exactly pan out – I mean I am still here but the posting b ... Read on »
B didn’t waste any time! by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer After a meeting with one of our consultants, the myeloma nurse, the second ward sister present, refeering I think, me, B, and as circumstances turned out, Auntie Ann and fri ... Read on »
I have no idea what to title this one by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I had been planning on my newest post being titled ‘You’ve got to be codding’ – codding being a word interchangeable with kidding and in this instance relating to a cod live ... Read on »
It wasn’t the geriatrics that needed the ambulance by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Guess where I am.  Thinking about it that’s not difficult enough, heck its not difficult at all – chances are if I’m on a short break I’ll be in The Royal – so have an attem ... Read on »
It’s a glum bum day by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I was intending to share the whole peritoneal dialysis fluid exchange procedure today – I mean it may come in handy one day – there could a question in a quiz – if it involv ... Read on »
Tightening your tush! by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My back pain and I reached an amicable understanding recently. I’d give it copious amounts of paracetamol and Tramadol along with not doing anything to knowingly upset it an ... Read on »
Crafting with geriatrics by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I felt so much better on Wednesday than I had on Tuesday, so much so that I was early for an appointment – 24 hours early! The local hospice do therapy days which a frie ... Read on »
Getting immoral with rumps by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I think I may have done something, if not illegal, then certainly immoral with some rump steak – I made steak and onions.  Now this may be perfectly acceptable with some hig ... Read on »
I’m not getting dressed by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer B called back a decorator/builder this morning and he’s calling out any time now to give us a quote for some work and I’ve decided I’m not getting dressed.  I’d thought abou ... Read on »
I’m all out of wool, I’m so lost without it by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer and I’d run out of cream which was going to be my edging colour for both the inner squares and the outer rectangles.  So under duress he brought me a n ... Read on »
Just call me ‘Arry by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As in ‘Arry Potter since I’m residing in a cupboard albeit not a cupboard under the stairs (I cannot take the credit for that comment it was one of the sisters that made the ... Read on »
While I remember by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I was going to share intimate details of where and when I’ve been poked and with what (oh er Mrs!) but decided I’d save that for later and instead tell about forgetfulness ... Read on »
Hexagoning and Needles by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer While I have a bit of time on my hands I decided it was about time I shared my finished hexagonal baby blanket.  I have been unable to knit today!  {Sharp intake of breath}  ... Read on »
I need a foot rest by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This is what I can currently see, although not at this exact moment obviously, on the back of the toilet door when I use the facilities. This raises two points - ... Read on »
Peritoneal Dialysis Training by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer After Haemodialysis (HD) on Tuesday I sauntered down to the Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Unit to start my CAPD - continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis training.  When I left ... Read on »
Going Loopy by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Have you seen the film Julie and Julia about the young woman who decided to make every recipe in Julia Childs’ book and blog about it?  I seem to remember seeing a blog wher ... Read on »
Happy Easter by Paula K Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sunday is the day for the traditional Sunday roast and with it being Easter Sunday it’s probably a legal requirement along the lines of fish on Good Friday. (Do not take tha ... Read on »