Monthly Archives: August 2013

Velcade chemo treatment cycle 6 week 3: In Photos

I’m a UBC PhD student and my research explores the rhetoric of gameplay. I’ve been living with Multiple Myeloma, hospital a form of blood cancer since 2006. I am on my 4th chemo treatment called Velcade, in which I receive … Continue reading

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Velcade chemo treatment cycle 6 week 2: Video and Photos

[embedplusvideo height=”388″ width=”640″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/19Qr2S8″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/hKatnsFq4bY?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=hKatnsFq4bY&width=640&height=388&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=0&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep4897″ /] Friday was one of the most interesting days in my chemo experience. It began with a trip to the Vancouver Food Bank. Cancer has been particularly debilitating mentally, stomach physically, symptoms as … Continue reading

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What does cancer sound like?

The year leading up to my diagnosis with multiple myeloma (blood cancer), more about I felt awful. Finally at the end of the year I went into the clinic, explained how I wasn’t well and after some discussion that it … Continue reading

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Velcade Chemo Treatment Cycle 6 Week 1: In Photos

Today was a big day. I went to the lab to get my blood test so that I would know what my cancer levels are now after 6 months of Velcade chemo treatment. This has been really rough and I … Continue reading

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Lowered cancer levels again!

look on Flickr”>Lower Levels again! Today was a big day. I went to the lab to get my blood test so that I would know what my cancer levels are now after 6 months of Velcade chemo treatment. So happy … Continue reading

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