I am very late in writing this, but I do think it needs to be documented. My fourth session of chemo was postponed due to the shingles, and I only received it on 27/28 March (instead of on March 7/8). By that time my shingles had disappeared, I was/am on a preventative dosage of antivirals and my white blood cell had recovered well enough to tolerate the further poisoning of my body. I was, of course, extremely apprehensive about this
Category: My Lymphoma/ Waldenstrom Macroglobulinaemia
In 2018 I was diagnosed with a very rare case of a lymphoma, known as Waldenstrom. There is a lot of misinformation on the web about the illness, and also not quite enough information from first hand sources…probably due to its rareness. I decided to blog my experience with the illness, sometimes in some detail and sometimes not, with the hope that it will give other patients more insight into the illness.