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

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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

The blood results are in

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I’m not sure why but I’ve been remembering the months when we watched anxiously to see how Husband’s ‘eczema’ was developing. We still don’t know exactly what was going on but we both knew that something was very wrong. His … 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

COVID-19, Shielding & Tesco Priority Delivery Slots

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‘What a year this week has been’, declared a meme on Facebook. They’re not wrong. COVID-19 is scary – even scarier than cancer in some respects. In a year this may seem like a distant nightmare – I hope so … Read More

Blood Tests, Chest Infection & Yet More Pills

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It’s time to go to the hospital, to face the facts (the few we can gather) rather than simply wondering. Husband feels good, although he often gets sleepy in the afternoon and needs a snooze. He’s been working and has … Read More

Chemo exhausts us both!

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He’s feeling very tired, his brain is woolly and he’s feeling pretty sick today. He’s limited in terms of what he can eat. The second day after chemo is usually his roughest. I look around the kitchen at the ‘chemo’ … Read More

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