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Lifeline

I’m a rebel at heart. Rules are made to be broken… even, nay, especially, my own strictures, such as the one about updating this blog at least once a month. I’ve been taking some stick about my online absence. I’m … Continue reading

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Limboland

I’ve had quite a few emails from friends and considerate followers of the blog who are concerned that I haven’t updated for a while and this has indeed been the longest gap in my posts. This update is necessitated by … 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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David Servan-Schreiber

To date, although I have ploughed through the screeds of cancer waffle on the internet with an increasingly frenetic focus, in an attempt to find some info which will improve my odds, I hadn’t succumbed to delving into the massive … Continue reading

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New outlook

Now where were we? That last update may only have been posted eleven days ago but it feels like a long time. We’ve been pretty busy since. My latest batch of everolimus (Afinitor) arrived promptly on the 6th July. I’ve … Continue reading

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Crushed?

Day 3 of an ongoing pictorial theme! Nah, only joking. I do still feel completely bewildered – and quite exhausted by the events of the past few days – but my spirits are picking up. The brief consultation with Professor … Continue reading

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Independence Day!

Sharon McCord has checked into The Christie hospital in Manchester. Her friends and family like this! I’ll keep this post short and sweet. The big op is on, as originally scheduled, for Monday 4th July. Robin drove us down the … Continue reading

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Above the grass

Not long after my last post I went through a bit of a slump. I felt tired, a bit yucky, just pretty weary. The weather mirrored my mood, grey and dank, and I developed an unnatural fondness for my quilt. … Continue reading

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Swings and roundabouts

The most profound things in my life that have happened since my last post haven’t happened to me but to others around me. The best was the wonderful news that my mother’s scan showed she is clear of the breast … Continue reading

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Taking time out?

“If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it” – Lucille Ball. I’ve been thinking about that phrase a lot recently – my usual stringent research (i.e., some rapid finger splashing on Google) suggested an attribution to Ball. … Continue reading

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