Quiet Resilience

In a few weeks time one year will have passed since I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. An occasion that warrants little in the way of commemoration, yet nonetheless will inevitably command a moment of solemnity.  I’d like to believe the day might come and go without being granted any respect whatsoever. But time is the […]

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Remission. Closure. And A Change Of Venue.

Dear Everyone, I hope you are well, happy and thriving out there during this awkwardly turbulent time in the world. So, it’s been over 9 months now since my life, and that of my family was somewhat turned upside down, in the cruelest and unexpected of ways. It’s also been 9 months since we received […]

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Never let Doctors play God

This is a brief one. But perhaps one of the most important posts on the blog so far. Yesterday was my final post-transplant clinic before moving to Sweden to be with my family. I want to share 4 things the Doctor said to me during our 10 minute conversation (note the bold): “Your immune system […]

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The 10 Quotes That Keep Me Afloat

Reading back over my journal of the past few months, I noticed that I’ve leaned on several ‘quotes’ repeatedly throughout this experience. Perhaps to help make sense of, and provide comfort in the more onerous parts of the journey. I’d like to share some of them here. But ask that they not be taken out […]

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