Leukaemia CARE

This time last year my FCR journey began ... what a year! We can do it!

A year ago today I began a chemo therapy journey to treat my leaukemia; a process that I faced blind, having no idea of what to expect or what the future might hold. There were ups and downs along the way but the positives far out weigh the negatives. So many walked along side me on my journey - many from afar with texts, cards, phone calls and most importantly prayer; some held my hand and dragged me along when the going got tough - the gingerbeer provider, the lemons and crackers and the cheese scones which I craved, the tomato sauce recipe book when all I fancied was tomato sauce! There were tears but also hilarious laughter - New and special friends were made ....

Never underestimate the little things .. The knock at the door. . The card.. The text or phone call .. the hug... The care.. If you think it , do it... It can make the world of difference .

My faith has upheld me in times of isolation and I am so grateful to be 8 months in remission.

In the days I couldn't do much HU supported and encouraged .. The silly question you have is treated with care .. The horrible side effect you need to share finds you with fellow supporters ...

Thank you ... my HU FAMILY ! Xxxx

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so glad to hear this beth, you sound so positive, keep up the good workxxx

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Well done to you Bethan. I am so glad for you. How rightbyou care about the little things being so important. I wish more realised it. Hugs to you.

Marie x

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Got that T shirt Bethan, good luck and all the best. I am now just over 18 months down the road and still going good. The hard times are a distant memory.

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Such a positive story Bethan - keep us updated with your progress.

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Bethan

Thanks for joining the forum. Its very important to have support from family and friends when you are going through such a hard time. As you say the little things help so much.

I am sure your post will help others too.

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You've got to constantly look for ward and keep a positive mindset ..Not when you are back on W&W however, life is for living so we need to puck up the pieces and get on with it!

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Bethan

Great to read your post, the little things are massive :-)

How time passes, and treatment negatives fade into the past. may it stay there for a long while.

The positives remain, the little things that made a difference, the help that came from unexpected quarters, the support of friends on HU and those who shared the day unit and wards during treatment.

No such thing as a silly question :-)

Nick

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