Monthly Archives: March 2013

DAY 11

Another rough day for Chris, not content with your average every day pain relief only the big guns will do , diamorphine – street name heroin. Don’t worry it’s not addictive in this form just damn good at getting rid … Continue reading

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Day 10

Not the best day in the world. The only good thing is It’s one more day ticked off. His dancing partner (the iv) is back with antibiotics, fluids and platelets on the menu. Not too impressed for the first time … Continue reading

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DAY 9

A quick update – slight improvement, throat not quite as swollen, temp normal so no iv needed his white cell count has gone from 0.0 to 0.2 so slow but some movement at least. I watched him struggle to get … Continue reading

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Best Joke

Murphy was seen struggling up the hill on High St with a wardrobe on his back. Mick saw his mate struggling and shouts “Hey Murphy do you want a lift with that ?” Murphy smiled and said “No thanks Paddy … Continue reading

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DAY 8

Been to see Lord Loose Bottom of Mouth Ulcer Manor today , yep he’s now got the full house of possible side effects. He’s forcing food and water down cos he really doesn’t want to be tube fed but it’s … Continue reading

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DAY 7

Chris is fighting an infection today,his morning obs revealed a temp and so he’s on iv antibiotics and fluids to hopefully kick it’s butt. I didn’t visit today just in case I’m carrying anything plus Olivia has a cold so … Continue reading

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Day 6

Just a quick update, blood counts are almost zero meaning he is neutropenic with very little resistance to bugs or infection. This is all part of the plan and are expected to start to slowly rise over the next few … Continue reading

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