Author Archives: Deb Gascoyne

About Deb Gascoyne

I am wife of one, mother of two (& a dog!) and a person in my own right😊. I have used my diagnosis of myeloma to allow me to focus on what I CAN achieve and not what I can't. My blog is a way of me spilling out....it is for me more than you I'm afraid. But if it helps you along the way, that is an absolute bonus for me :-) Diagnosed in 2009 with smouldering myeloma, I started treatment in 2010 and had a SCT in 2011. I’ve been on maintenance since then until November 2018 but my figures went up so am now officially relapsed and have just started DVD treatment (July 2019)

The Aftermath – Feeling Bipolar

So I’ve been out of hospital for two months now (tomorrow!) and all in all, I can’t complain about how things have gone. I am doing so well in terms of general fitness and whilst I’m definitely not doing as … Continue reading

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Moving forwards

So it’s been a really good couple of weeks! I’ve been able to get out on longer dog walks (up to an hour!), am cooking most meals, ironing and generally able, mentally, to do most of the things I was … Continue reading

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Stupidity rules!

So after a good few days, last week I took a total dip. I kept feeling lightheaded and dizzy and it totally threw me and got me really down. I was meant to be getting stronger not weaker. Nick and … Continue reading

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