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The drama's over - now it's back to work

May 31, 2016

My corrective surgery takes place in September, which means I have some time to get back to normal life and that means getting back to work. Theoretically, I’ve been back at work ‘properly’ since the…

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All clear but everything's changed

Apr 18, 2016

I didn’t want to blog before my latest scan as I didn’t want to tempt fate. Fortunately it’s come up clear so I’ve been told to come back in SIX whole months. Bliss. The problem is I still need corrective…

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What not to say to someone with cancer

Feb 14, 2016

Now I’m halfway through the chemo (so far, mainly nausea and tiredness: I’m literally sick and tired of it) I thought I’d blog on what not to say to someone with cancer. All of the following have been…

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New year and cancer free but oh 2016, what delights you have for me

Jan 03, 2016

This has been a strange new year for me. On the one hand a recent scan showed I am cancer free and there is no better way to start 2016 than that. On the other, my neobladder has a leak that has left…

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Cancer, cobbles, chemo and an uncomfortable first for me

Dec 16, 2015

As I progress with this cancer rubbish, I hear a lot of guff about facing a “long road” or a “rocky road”. It has been referred to more than once as my “journey” and while cancer is nothing like the…

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