[CANCER] COVID Testing and a Biopsy

Another week, and a whole lot more cancer stuff going on ... Last week I found that I'd finally got my appointments! So, this week: Tuesday: COVID Test It was an early start (for me - the pregabalin I've been given for pain relief has been knocking me out) - at The Christie for 9.20am. Freaked out the person doing the questions/temperature checks by saying that I was coming in for a COVID test -…

#EmptyShelf20: June

Books read in June: The Holiday by T.M. Logan My rating: 4 of 5 stars I wanted to read a lightweight paper book so this seemed to fit the bill ... weaves together the possibilities in quite an unexpected way (although maybe felt a little convoluted), and the setting is clearly somewhere the author is familiar with. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn My rating: 4 of 5 stars I saw the film - maybe last…

[CANCER] Another Update and Some Smaller Charities for those #BusyLivingWithMets

So, it's been over a week since I got my new diagnosis (I still don't know how big/bad it is), and by now I should have had a CT guided biopsy, and a CT scan with contrast ... COVID is playing havoc with appointments, so it's going to quite a bit longer before I know exactly what's going on. I now have a COVID swab test on 14th July (don't they look just lovely, not…

[SPEAKER] Being a Christian Online in a time of COVID19 (with Cancer), with @ctlaltdelchurch / @stewartcutler

I spoke to Stewart Cutler last Friday morning (yes, less than 48 hours after bombshell news, and yes, I should probably work on a more flattering angle!), for his podcast 'What happens when you turn off church and turn it back on again? That's the question we put to church leaders to find out what their priorities were following the coronavirus lockdown, what is evolving in their church and what worship and discipleship might look…