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Prof Novitzky’s contact details

I have been asked by a couple of people for Prof Novitzky’s contact details, so here it is: E-mail: Nicolas.Novitzky@uct.ac.za Phone: +27 21 404 3073 Advertisements

Two years and every day better than the last

It has been 2 years since my HSCT and 10 years since my MS diagnosis. In the last 2 years I have not had a single relapse and I have had no worsening of symptoms. This indicates that my MS has been halted. My balance, cognitive function, fatigue and muscle tone has improved, which indicates […]

Almost a year

It is almost a year now since I have had HSCT for my MS. There has been some positive development but nothing drastic; most notably my bowel and bladder incontinence, fatigue and my headaches. I have also been gymming hard these last 4 months, trying to get my balance back to how it was. But […]

Cost of HSCT

A lot of people have asked me what my HSCT had cost, and up until recently I have not had a clear answer as some of the accounts only came in at the start of March. But I think that all accounts have now been payed, so I can give you the final cost: Pre-op […]

3 Months later

Last week saw my 3 month post transplant anniversary. I was doing well and my headaches are less and I haven’t had nocturnal incontinence since I have stopped using the condom catheter, but about 3 weeks ago I started developing ulcers on my cheeks at the back of my mouth. The ENT doctor I saw […]

General update Day +50

It has been almost 3 weeks since my discharge and last blog post… I am bad at hiving updates, I know. Shortly after my discharge I went for follow up bloods and visit with Prof Novitzky and he told me that my blood levels are excellent and that I am no longer neutropenic! He also […]

Day +24 There’s no place like home!

This morning at 7am Prof Novitzky stopped by for his final examination of me before discharging me. After a last breakfast I quickly packed and after receiving my bag of TTO (more on that later), I was out of there. Since my release I have had 2 naps, lunch and dinner. Now I look forward […]