#EmptyShelf20: September

There was a lot of trying to deal with nausea in September, but managed a few books: To the Fourth Generation by Chick Yuill My rating: 5 of 5 stars Well I think with every book Chick writes he finds his feet more and more. I’ve been reading quite a lot of ‘heavy’ books and I wanted some fiction - and it pulled me through all afternoon as I read it largely in one go!…

[CANCER] Treatment 9, Dexamethasone and walking 3.1km per day for @METUPUKorg in #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #IAmThe31

So, last week most of my brain energy was still being taken up with feeling nauseas ... but the pharmacist, whilst trying to get hold of haloperidol, which one pharmacist thinks will give manageable side effects (so many things close my brain down), and another thinks won't - but advice is to try it ... but first I had to find it - 'manufacturing issue', 'discontinued', and 'in stock' led to me being able to…

[MEDIA] Podcast with @tomelliott_uk on ‘Healthy Online Engagement’ for ‘Oh My Days Academy’

Once described by Miranda Hart as ‘Such Fun’, I really enjoyed having a chat with Tom Elliott the other week. He describes his podcast as 'The ‘Oh My Days Academy’ helps you thrive in every domain of life, so that your relationships are fulfilling, your work is rewarding & spirituality is deepened, whilst also having the physical vitality to fuel your dreams,' and I've really enjoyed listening to his chats with others beforehand: Check it out…

[MEDIA] Shielded ‘Wellbeing’ with @RevJodyStowell

I was happy to be invited to contribute to Jody's podcast, around vulnerability in shielding. There are three to listen to before today's episode (on vulnerability, resilience and weakness), in which Jody and I both share thoughts and reflections on 'wellbeing'. Can you be both sick and well? Many chronic illnesses (including cancer) are invisible, so we miss what many others are dealing with. Just 15 short minutes here: