Friday, 7th March, 2014
I was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in May 2008. The diagnosis was a result of urgent blood tests which my GP sent me for because of some unexplained bruising and soft tissue bleeding from my gums. My treatment started almost immediately after being admitted to The Royal Marsden in Sutton. I had drug therapy which included high dose chemo and tablets. Following this I was released to go back home. I returned to the Marsden for 3 further stays to have consolidation chemo....
Thursday, 6th March, 2014
On Tuesday 4th March 14, vice chairman of the Spalding & Bourne Branch John Kirkman attended a cheque presentation at the Acres Retirement Home in Barnack, Lincs. Throughout 2013 the residents (all 10 to 15 of them) plus the staff of the Acres had held coffee mornings every Tuesday. Each one paying £1 for coffee/ tea and biscuits and the proceeds from these events plus an additional larger coffee morning held during the year raised the outstanding total of £1300. The main organiser Val...
Wednesday, 5th March, 2014
Last weekend after 5 months of attempted growth, I finally decided to call time on my beard completing the fourth of my 30 before 30 challenges. In truth it didn't amount to much - as evidenced by the fact that when I went into work on Monday nobody noticed I'd shaved - I really enjoyed growing it and I will definitely be attempting to grow an element of facial furniture again before I turn 30. For the doubters amongst you and those that are new to the blog here's the best of my beard attempt...
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