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Wow!

Dear friends Team McCord is completely flabbergasted at the incredible response to our request for sponsorship for the Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres. We can’t believe our humble effort has generated this staggering flood of donations – but we are delighted, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sutent, Hello me!

A few days ago we were driving back from our latest trip to the oncologist at the Sutent clinic at the Western General hospital in Edinburgh. As we stopped at a traffic light Robin eyed me warily. “Now I want … Continue reading

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Absent Friend

Life has been rather hectic since I last posted. Like most of you we have been busy shopping, socialising and visiting or hosting guests over the festive season and I wouldn’t know how to begin thanking all the family and … Continue reading

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Scotland Kidney Cancer Patient Day

Our lazy fortnight in a four star beach hotel in Fuertaventura was a real treat and gave us both a chance to recharge batteries – providing a much needed rest from the grind of driving, shopping, cooking and cleaning for … Continue reading

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True Grit

Thanks for the concern over my chipmunk cheeks (last post). I thought my swollen face might have been an allergic reaction but as it lasted over a week the medics thought not. A GP at my local surgery speculated it … Continue reading

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Swollen face

That’s me that is. I woke up this morning with swollen cheeks and bear a strong resemblance to a chipmunk (not the grime rapper but the North American small squirrel, see left). The weather is lovely but there is no … Continue reading

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Ten is a magic number

Oops! I’m being slothful again. It was actually a fortnight ago – on July 31st, the date of my MRI scan at The Christie in Manchester, when ten figured prominently. On that afternoon, we got the wonderful news that the … Continue reading

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