Blood normal except the bits that aren’t

“Happy New Year. How are you?” We never know quite how to respond to this. People want to hear good news – now more than ever. The honest truth is “We don’t know. We’re waiting for blood results.” We are … Read More

Blood test results day: it’s all about the numbers

posted in: Cancer 2

Blood results day. Again. We live in three-monthly increments these days, which is much better than living according to weekly or day to day tests! For once I’m not terrified, largely because Husband has been so active lately. He clearly … Read More

“I didn’t think I’d last a year”: 5 years on

posted in: Cancer, Cancer and faith 0

Husband’s three-monthly appointment is today. We live our lives in three-month increments, grateful each time to effectively be told “You can go and live your lives for three months”, as opposed to “We need to start treatment next week.” We’re … Read More

Cancer Monitoring and COVID-19 Red Flags

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The Prime Minister is in hospital, the Chief Medical Officer is isolating, the Queen addressed the nation to steady nerves. Oh boy. It feels so weird that we’re living untouched in our little bubble but there are COVID cases at … Read More

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