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Bit of a Drama Queen.

I’m wide awake and my right knee is aching and you know what? I’m actually quite happy, actually scrap the quite. I’m happy. Relieved and finally relaxed. The other night it was a totally different situation. I felt awful. Tense. Irritable. Scared. Tired. Freaked out. It’s extraordinary how after one conversation everything can shift slightly … Continue reading

Time Heals

I apologise now for how much I ramble in this post… On Saturday it was the one year anniversary of my operation where the remainder of my bowel cancer was removed.  Along with that I lost my rectum and a temporary stoma was installed.  This time last year I was beginning to get my head … Continue reading

Hair today, gone tomorrow…

When I was about fourteen my hair started falling out.  I saw my Doctor and eventually saw a Trichologist.  Although he wasn’t too helpful.  He used to make me eat porridge, use a shampoo he had made and occasionally he’d sit me under what can only be described as a giant hair dryer. I learnt … Continue reading

Food, Glorious Food…

You may have heard me moan about food lately and how whatever I eat seems to be trying to destroy me internally.  Well, I hit rock bottom about three weeks ago and ended up a sobbing mess. Over food. Well, what actually got me so upset was that I was beginning to think food and … Continue reading

Chemotherapy. Explained.

I was reading through my blog today and realised I’d missed things out which perhaps might be useful to someone reading. Now that I have more energy and more time I might as well fill in the blanks. Chemotherapy. I’d heard about it, read about it and been scared by it. But I never imagined … Continue reading