[CANCER] Week 2 of Treatment … Resting AND Seeking to be #BusyLivingWithMets

Another week has passed since I last blogged about treatment - and I guess this is going to start getting repetitive, but at the moment, things are still changing... if more slowly! Friday/Saturday Gentle days - Friday/Saturday felt like all the energy had leached out of my body (that may be the sudden drop off from steroids) - with gentle walks and chats with friends (and my Power of Attorney paperwork finally turned up). Sunday…

[CANCER] Where are we at? More appointments, more treatment, more uncertainty…

The last few weeks have been hard work, to say the least ... once again gone from working on a big bid, getting on with some writing (including a piece on using blogging to manage cancer, and wondering what might write about as treatment becomes more 'routine' - ha ha ha - I wish for routine!) to the uncertain jungle of changing diagnosis, new tumours, new treatments and fear as cancer punches me in the…

[CANCER] Surviving (hopefully) the last Docetaxol #BreastCancer #BusyLivingWithMets

Last time I blogged about cancer, I had been discharged from radiotherapy at the Christie (where I'd had stereotactic radiotherapy). That means in around 4 weeks time I should be due a scan (no appointment arrived yet) to check and see how successful the combined radiotherapy and heavyweight docetaxol has been - there is expected to be 'scar tissue' on the bone, but the hope is that there is nothing else visible on my spine,…

[CANCER] How to Help: A practical guide to supporting people undergoing chemotherapy.

A friend of mine is putting together content to be given to friends and family who may be seeking to help out people, like me, who live on their own or are e.g. single parents, but also those seeking to help more widely. She wants to keep the content simple, but would appreciate some feedback on how helpful this seems, especially from those undergoing chemotherapy (what do you want/not want), and as a friend/family what…
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