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Message 1312787 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 0:00:11 UTC

Take care John, and good to hear that things are proceeding along as planned.

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Message 1312913 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 6:04:14 UTC

John, I'm glad everything is going as planned. I know its a long road to recovering, but you'll do fine. Thanks for keeping us updated on your status my friend!
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Message 1312917 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 6:31:17 UTC

Prayers to You and Yours My Friend.
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Message 1312924 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 6:50:24 UTC

You will never be truly alone, even when you are in the isolation ward. You cannot ditch us friend, now or ever!!!

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Message 1312969 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 9:59:21 UTC - in response to Message 1312924.

You will never be truly alone, even when you are in the isolation ward. You cannot ditch us friend, now or ever!!!


Very well put Angela, and underlined by me
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Message 1312978 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 10:31:55 UTC

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Message 1313176 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 18:02:08 UTC

+3!
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Message 1313237 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 19:41:01 UTC

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Message 1313325 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 22:48:57 UTC

Yes I know and am grateful.

When I go into isolation in January (some date) I think I may stay off the Hospital Internet system that Lincoln Hospital had. My understanding when I have the very high chemo dose, to destroy the immune system, before rebuilding then one sleeps between 12 and 14 hours per day.

So, until I get there and experience any side effects, I need to see if it is worthwhile paying for the TV and Internet access. It is expensive.

I hope all will understand?
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Message 1313329 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 22:53:25 UTC

Sure John.
We understand.
As always you are in my prayers.

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Message 1313331 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 22:56:00 UTC
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Not a prob John, completely Understood. As before, I'll liaise with the troops via Sheila as necessary. You just go ahead and get yourself sorted out, and shout if you need any help :-)
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Message 1313333 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 22:57:19 UTC

Thanks guys.

I will take my mobile in to Hospital, and keep it charged ...
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Message 1313345 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 23:11:35 UTC

What are you going to charge it with?


I know.......






Assorted and battery....



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Message 1313349 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 23:15:42 UTC
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A longer charge than GBH ...
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Message 1313354 - Posted: 9 Dec 2012, 23:18:46 UTC

Nope!

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Message 1316602 - Posted: 17 Dec 2012, 23:08:46 UTC
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Boy, this stem cell thingee is complex.

Just completed the high dosage chemo to encourage bone marrow to blood stream stem cell development.

Went to Nottingham City Hospital Haematology for my first stem cell harvesting session, and -

Zilch!

A blood test is first taken (Hickman Line), and the white cell is counted. If this is not at 1 or more, then take more high dosage chemo and go home.

Problem - up at 05.30am for a 07.30am pick up by hospital car to Nottingham, and return booked at 16.30pm (tea time). So busy at Christmas no car available, so I read my unread Sunday Times.

Same routing for tomorrow, but if the white cell count is OK they look and count stem cells.

At least the nurse said if the white cell count is exceeded then there should be no problem with the stem cells (only a very few) and harvesting can proceed.

So, tomorrow's reading will be PCPros and Diesel Car magazines.
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Message 1316718 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 6:30:49 UTC - in response to Message 1316602.

Boy, this stem cell thingee is complex.

Just completed the high dosage chemo to encourage bone marrow to blood stream stem cell development.

Went to Nottingham City Hospital Haematology for my first stem cell harvesting session, and -

Zilch!

A blood test is first taken (Hickman Line), and the white cell is counted. If this is not at 1 or more, then take more high dosage chemo and go home.

Problem - up at 05.30am for a 07.30am pick up by hospital car to Nottingham, and return booked at 16.30pm (tea time). So busy at Christmas no car available, so I read my unread Sunday Times.

Same routing for tomorrow, but if the white cell count is OK they look and count stem cells.

At least the nurse said if the white cell count is exceeded then there should be no problem with the stem cells (only a very few) and harvesting can proceed.

So, tomorrow's reading will be PCPros and Diesel Car magazines.

Good luck John.
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Message 1316748 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 7:57:52 UTC

Good luck, John. I'll pray for you.
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Message 1316758 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 8:52:41 UTC - in response to Message 1316748.

Good luck, John. I'll pray for you.


+1

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Message 1316760 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 8:56:00 UTC

+ Whatever it takes for John to be triumphant in his battle.
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