Paul Lockyer's blog posts
Patient voices We were looking forward to going on holiday.
I was making good progress during the summer months of 2014 & my visits to Marsden were now monthly, however that was about to come to a sudden halt. This is where Chronic Graft versus Host Disease took a hold...
Patient voices Pentostatin was right for me.
Chemo every other day & fluid draining was taking its toll now, but with the Pentostatin added the end of chemo was coming into sight.
Patient voices The battle commences !
One of the biggest hurdles is you convince yourself that once your BMT is done it's just a matter of time before things are "normal" again. Let me tell you this is actually only the beginning of the next battle. l arrived home on D+30 still very tired everything was an effort after even the simplest of tasks l would need to rest.
Supporter stories All set for my Bone Marrow Transplant
Several days of intense chemo & full body radiation before l was ready for D-0, two very long days attached to a "Dave" during which l recieved my new bone marrow & l am forever greatful to my donor.