[CANCER] Where has the last week+ gone?

So, I last blogged 30th Jan, saying that breathlessness was becoming a big problem, but I was waiting for CT scan at the Christie (where they can use my portacath), and a biopsy for chest rash with surgeon at Wythenshawe.   My head is spinning somewhat – but I find blogging about stuff a helpful […]

[CANCER] Interviewed by @Make2ndsCount ‘My SBC Journey’

I was invited to answer a few questions about my secondary/metastatic breast cancer experience for Make Seconds Count, a charity that seeks to raise awareness and education around secondary breast cancer, fund research, and establish a community of patients and their supporters – for practical and psychological support… and they provided these wonderful ‘comfort boxes‘ […]

[CANCER] Kale Poems = Laughter midst the pain

It’s only 8 days since I last updated the blog, but – wow – does it feel much longer – just so much ( rubbish) going on – so Rox wrote me: Kale scale of bad news Kind of what I was expecting A bit worse than what we wanted Let me think about that […]

[CANCER] Progress with Capecitabine, and appointment for Lymphedema

Well, this past week or so has gone both fast and slow since I started the Capecitabine… My cousin, who has been cooking, cleaning, etc. for me, had to go back to London after 3 weeks – but has made such a difference having support as try and adjust to this new treatment! We’re keeping […]

2020: What a year… and a CANCER update!

Like many, I’m looking forward to time moving forward, and hopefully emerging (once vaccinated) into some kind of resemblances of a more liveable life. Having been taught that time is a social construct, I don’t expect things to change on the stroke of midnight however (it’s also one of the reasons I’ve never done New […]