Category Archives: cancer update

Victoria Derbyshire – latest blog

Victoria Derbyshire has kindly let us into her world as she went through treatment for breast cancer. She and I have a had a mirrored journey although not exactly the same. Here is the link to the BBC report on … Continue reading

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Back to Work: It’s like being Film Star

Oh yes, I am now back to work doing what is called ‘phased return’. Basically it is a gradual return to work once the GP has signed a fit note. I started with four hours the first day, week one, … Continue reading

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Radiotherapy: Over half Way

Amazing. I have passed the halfway mark with 9 out of 15 sessions today. I have not had any problems yet although my skin is a bit tickly and my wound line has swollen up. I think this is more … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy – Side Effects Update

I haven’t written for a month or so now, mainly because the side effects, I have to say it, were awful. Now this isn’t a moaning post. Its a tell it like it was for me post. I have now … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy 6 – The Last One

Finally had the last chemo on Monday and have started the side effects now. I have had a good few days of energy (Mon to Wed) but the joint pain and tiredness is kicking in. I m happier but will … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy 4 – an update

Side effects So it is now Friday and I had my new chemo on Monday, and if I am honest things haven’t been bad despite being not straightforward. Delivery of the treatment is now from a bag rather than syringes … Continue reading

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Looking Back Looking Forward

LOOKING BACK This year has been a good year. Not what you expect to hear from a cancer patient but this is what you are getting. This year was a game changer. I achieved more in the last 12 month … Continue reading

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