Overwhelmed is not a good place to start the day

We are both so tired – managing cancer and ME is not great. There is no let up with work, no temporary pass each time we have to confront the cancer with another hospital appointment. I’m tired of pretending that … Read More

Week 1 of Chemo round 2

Husband feels pretty good all things considered. He’s walking faster and more easily than he was during the first cycle. He isn’t sleeping well, though and the steroids are not exactly helping. His ankles are a bit swollen – seems to … Read More

Weeks 2 & 3 after chemo

We didn’t know what to expect with Husband’s first chemo but so far, apart from the really uncomfortable red eye thing, it’s going better than we’d expected. His scalp is very sensitive. He’s not sure if it’s the early stages … Read More

Cancer and Travel Insurance

Looking for travel insurance was depressing since it meant talking about the cancer. Some companies won’t touch people with cancer even if they’re in remission, others offer cover but at terrifying prices. I even have to pay more because of … Read More