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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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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Day Minus 1

And so it begins. The process officially started yesterday on what they call ‘Day – 1’. So, high dose of well-trained Chemo agent in, and on its way to perform its rebooting mission. So far so good. Nestled up in Room 609, in the exceptional ‘Cotton Rooms’. Holding tight, and staying calm. Let the ride […]

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Ctrl+alt+delete

So, next Monday is Reboot day. And the final leg  (hopefully) of what has been an extraordinary experience.  An experience I never thought I’d ever have to endure. Who would? But am strangely yet comfortably grateful for, nonetheless. (More about why in another post….) I use the term Reboot simply because I can’t think of […]

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