Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sun, sea and sand therapy

   Dispatch from sunny Estoril; managed to bring everything we needed on holiday except the right painkillers. My mangled brain managed to muddle up the required quantities of co-codamol and ibuprofen while packing meaning I almost had a meltdown when … Continue reading

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Good to go

The trip to Estoril is on, we’re off to the Lisbon coast! The appointment with the oncologist today was gloriously short-lived and crucially, there’s no reason why we can’t go on holiday. The recent CT head scan was clear and the … Continue reading

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Pollyana has left the building

From the supportive comments some of you have been making I’ve become aware that this site may be giving an, ahem, slightly skewed version of me – i.e., the persona I have sneakily constructed implies a strong, stoic individual who … Continue reading

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Amoxicillin – again!

While at Maggie’s Rita, the Nurse Specialist from the HEBA clinic, phoned. I had left a message asking if I should see them about the fact that I thought I had a chest infection or if I should make an … Continue reading

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New office

It’s been a bit of a hectic day. I slept in and woke up at 7.30am -which on the one hand is fantastic as it is the longest sleep I have had in ages – and then couldn’t arrange a taxi … Continue reading

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Prompt appointments

  The sudden speed with which appointments have been made is almost overwhelming. On Wednesday, the Department of Nuclear Medicine called to arrange a bone scan on Tuesday 7th Sep. Then a letter arrived for an appointment with Gastroenterology on … Continue reading

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I coulda been a contender…

Robin always says I have a pathalogical inability to feel regret. It’s true that I think it’s a waste of time to look over your shoulder and tend to be firmly focused on moving fowards but I can be stricken with … Continue reading

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