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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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I'm back - battered, bruised and (almost) broken

Nov 08, 2015

It's been a while but I've been having my life saved. It's been hellish. For those with a strong constitution, read on.

I was going to blog about my op beforehand, but I was too scared. Now…

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The cancer got serious but I can still laugh can't I?

Sep 10, 2015

It’s been a weird few weeks since I was diagnosed with bladder cancer. The doctors were right, the tumour was “tiny” but unfortunately it was damn aggressive so at the end of the month I’m booked in…

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