Remission – Running Forever!

While I was in hospital going through the extremely brutal Leukaemia treatment I spent a lot of time fantasising about how great my life would be once my body went into remission!  Well surprisingly I am still waiting for that rush of euphoria I dreamed of!  Maybe a few years down the line, five years, I am lead to believe, it will finally hit me!  I will feel safe and trust in my own body not to randomly start the destructive formation of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia!

My consultant cannot enlighten me as to why I have Leukaemia nor can he reassure me that I won’t relapse!  While I was enduring my treatment none of this crossed my mind, I just focused on each dreadful moment.

Want to know how it feels?  It’s like constantly running from an assassin, never quite feeling safe, always looking over your shoulder waiting for the bullet to hit!  At least now I am aware I have Leukaemia stalking me, waiting in the shadows, never far from my thoughts!

1 thought on “Remission – Running Forever!”

  1. Did you see that Sean Parker has given 250 million for cancer research- they're trying to develop gene therapy- very promising news and they want research centers to collaborate and share their findings.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s