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 and am now waiting and watching....again.

Happy Birthday to Me!

So tomorrow is my birthday and I’ll be 44!! Who would have guessed I’d get this far along the line – certainly not me when I was diagnosed nearly ten years ago. And honestly I am so, so grateful to … Continue reading

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Time for an update

I thought I’d write a quick update for people on here as it’s been a busy couple of months since I explained about coming off maintenance therapy and I haven’t really had a chance to let people know anything. We’ve … Continue reading

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It’s the 2018 Christmas Letter, courtesy of the lovely Nick!

To our family and friends What do the following things have in common? This newsletter, prison sentence for burglary and the average life expectancy of a Gnu – that’s right – eight years! This is CNL 8 from the Gascoynes … Continue reading

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