[CANCER] So what’s been going on?

I am struggling HUGELY with fatigue - I feel like I spend my whole week just about managing to fit in work (and yes, I'm still trying to do too much)/making food during the week, along with swimming/yogalates and the odd Pokewalk to try and improve my physical and mental health, taking Friday off (as leave) at the moment to give myself a breather, and using the weekend to do a bit more sorting (onto…

[CANCER] It’s Metastatic Cancer Awareness Day

It's Metastatic Breast Cancer awareness today. This is a tricky topic, as most people don't know what it is Many primary patients don't want to hear about it - but no oncologist/surgeon can promise you are cured - and as with the standard awareness campaigns - the sooner any new tumour is found, the better - so you need to stay aware too. This time last year I didn't know it was going to be…

[CANCER] Saying Goodbye to the Breast Team at @StockportNHS

Well, you know posters still have their place. I saw this en route to one of my regular treatments further down the corridor, although thankfully one of the Breast Cancer Nurses had rung me to ask if I could post information around on any of the Breast Cancer Facebook groups I was on. Communications? I've been a bit disappointed with how 'the system' has (not) worked for this. First I heard that something was happening…

[CANCER] #LivingWith #MetastaticCancer

Today I returned for further treatment at the hospital, the sixth infusion, and the first since my recent scan was NEAD. Thankfully no more docetaxol for now, but ongoing Herceptin and Perjeta infusions (until they stop working - I think around 5 years is most I've seen so far). I was also supposed to start Denosumab (bone strengthening) injections today too, but I need to have a filling done in my wisdom tooth, and that…

[CANCER] It’s Scan Results Day #BreastCancer #MetastaticCancer #NEAD #ClearStillFear

So, here we are, scan results... via GIPHY And we waited #waitingroomfeet:   View this post on Instagram   It’s #waitingroomfeet feet time. Waiting with @suzannestolberg. #scanxiety. Has all the treatment work? Very very busy waiting room ... Made cake for the nurses so hopefully that’ll give them energy! #whatcancerlookslike A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Jul 15, 2019 at 6:29am PDT *only about 45 minutes late. Scan Results: #NEAD #ClearStillFear So there…
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