Not only is the 21st of April World AML Awareness Day but it’s also the day that I was given my life changing diagnosis. Four years have now passed since that day, the day the life I'd been living ended and another began. I've lived three lives, the first before diagnosis, the second during my… Continue reading How can Acute Myeloid Leukaemia affect you physically and mentally?
I've put this together from the patient's and family's perspective because we have been through it and because when it happened to us this type of post would have been extremely helpful. What happens when you are diagnosed with acute Myeloid Leukaemia or indeed any acute leukaemia? What does it mean? What happens next?
Note; This post was written in July 2018 So 70 years ago the NHS was born, 70 years is a massive achievement and it has saved the lives of thousands of people since its birth, that is something no one can deny and doesn’t seem to get the same publicity as the negatives. The NHS… Continue reading The NHS saved my life – I want my story to highlight its successes
During my recovery from AML have have been doing lots of research into Leukaemia so decided to write this post. I've always loved researching and finding out the history behind something, although it is not something nice I still found it extremely interesting! So for those of you who's also like to know please carry… Continue reading The History of Leukaemia