~ Neutrophilicious ~

Well, well, well. I did say I wouldn’t update this blog again until I had neutrophils, and now I have NEUTROPHILS!!! As I’m sure you’re already well aware if you’re reading this, because I have shouted it emphatically at anyone and everyone within physical and digital hearing range. Not only have I had neutrophils for […]

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Hiccups, perspective & resilience

Hi everyone 🙋, I’m going to preface this blog post by letting you know I never planned on writing it. I have told myself repeatedly over the past weeks that it would not be good for my mental health to blog about what is happening to my body. But I wanted to update you all […]

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Welcome to the family – CVID?!

Wow, I have had one of those weeks. No – not one of those weeks where you mess everything up at work, then drunkenly message boys you should not be drunkenly messaging before eating a whole pizza and a box of donuts (I can do this and I am not even ashamed). No, not that type. […]

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Zinbryta (daclizumab)

A disclaimer – I realise that this series of posts on medication are quite negative. In no way, shape or form am I advocating to pursue life post-diagnosis without treatment unless that is advised by a neurologist. How anyone decides to live with MS is their own extremely personal choice, however I will always take the […]

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2016: the year that was

As invariably happens with time, hours have ticked into days, into weeks, and into months, and now I find myself once more at the finish line of another year. And with the end of a year comes ‘should haves’, ‘would haves’, ‘could haves’ and ‘why did you do thats’, along with a range of other […]

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Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate)

I am currently on my fourth treatment for MS (about to move onto my fifth!) so I consider myself a bit of an anecdotal expert on MS medications. I thought I’d put together a post on each drug I’ve tried and my experiences. Like having MS doesn’t mean I’m abnormal enough – my body keeps […]

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Post surgery musings

This week I had another of my all-too frequent reminders of my wafer-thin mortality. Even with so many things wrong with me, it’s amazing how my problems seem to fade into the background between specialist appointments – not that I’m not constantly aware that I have them but against the backdrop of my busy life it’s […]

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