Two Years

I can’t quite believe I’ve just written that title. How is it two years already?!? It feels like yesterday that I was sat in the haematologist’s office, waiting for that dreaded diagnosis. I recently told my friend this story and she asked how I reacted when I got the results. I told her that I […]

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One Year and Nine Months

I’m writing this update at a very strange and bizarre time. Most of the world is currently in lockdown due to Covid 19 and us cancer bods have been told to self-quarantine for at least 12 weeks. A small price to pay for keeping safe and healthy but hard all the same.  I have received […]

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One Year and Six Months

I’M IN REMISSION! I REPEAT….I…AM…IN…REMISSION!! I literally can’t believe it. I turned up to the hospital for my usual test results and was knocked sideways by the news. It’s safe to say there were a lot of tears! Over the last three months the abnormal cells in my body have reduced from 0.032% to 0.007%. […]

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One Year and Three Months

So……it appears that I never wrote an update for my most recent PCR results! I swore I had but with baby brain, mixed in with chemo brain, the likelihood is that I didn’t! Stupid brain fog! Anyway, aside from kicking myself for not writing this sooner, I am feeling very pleased with my current statistics. […]

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One Year Update

I can’t quite believe it has been just over a year since I was first diagnosed with CML. It just shows you how quickly time can fly. When I reflect on the past twelve months, I am proud of how I have spent my hours. I didn’t let the diagnosis hold me back for long […]

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Nine Month Update

What an exhausting yet exhilarating day it’s been. I attended my nine month review this morning and was told that the cancerous blood calls have reduced further. Since my least PCR test (three months ago) my abnormal cells have gone from 0.156% to 0.053%! I’ve gained myself another zero – wahooo!!! Remission is still a […]

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