February. Some may describe it as a dull, dark and uneventful month. Me on the other hand has always loved February, why? It's my birthday month and I love birthdays!! February 2018 though, was no normal birthday month. My birthday fell on a Monday (12th February) and as luck would have it, so did my … Continue reading Week 5 & 6, My 34th Birthday, & Western Park
You may have seen in my last blog entry "20th February, Getting to Western Park" a picture of me stood outside the entrance doors of the hospital. The idea of this was to help keep a visual timeline of the journey to help both me, my wife and family when we needed to remind ourselves … Continue reading 20th February, Settling in & treatment starts.
6:30am. I get woken by a nurse asking me to take my "readings" these consisted of taking recordings of my bloods, blood pressure, heart rate and temperature. And as I'd soon figure out, they happened morning, afternoon and night time to make sure your body was in a 'fit' state to receive the treatment. After … Continue reading Treatment continues. 21st – 24th February
As rough as I had felt at times during my treatments, I have to admit, it felt good to know that my third cycle meant I was approaching 75% completion of my treatment plan or to put it another way 'I only had one more treatment cycle after this one'. I guess trying to break … Continue reading Third cycle, 75% complete, 2nd to last… lets go!
With my third and final ‘top up treatment’ complete and after everything going well with my consultant appointment, it was time for my forth and final cycle of BEP. Looking back now, the last few weeks leading up to my final cycle of treatment seemed like a big blur, with only the massive change in … Continue reading Almost there…the final cycle of BEP