Tagged with bowel cancer

The Fight Continues…

I had a moment this evening.  Panicking slightly, rushing between the bathroom and my bedroom.  Trying to do my bra up, wondering what on earth I was going to wear.  Swearing to myself because my bra is getting tighter. Argh. A month ago I was wishing I had bigger boobs.  Now I have them. Yes, … Continue reading

Freedom.

I’ve had a little celebration today.  This time last week I hadn’t been very well at all.  *Throws self at wood* But, touch wood, the meds seem to be working.  I’ve had a week of being OK. For the first time in approximately 6 months I’ve managed a whole week without being unwell.  There’s been … Continue reading

A Crap Advert

So the Be Clear on Cancer campaign is out there – it’s on the radio, the television and in the papers/magazines. People are finally talking about it.  I’ve read the odd comment here and there about how it is “gross” and “inappropriate” – especially when they’re eating their evening meal… …be grateful you can eat … Continue reading

A Letter to My Body

Dear My Body I must admit it’s only the last twelve months I’ve actually stopped and really thought about you and what you do. It’s only taken me twenty eight years to really think about what you’re capable of. That’s not a great partnership is it, considering we’re together every second of the day. I’ve … Continue reading

Day 4

It’s been four days since I was diagnosed with bowel cancer. I thought I’d be more upset.  I thought I’d be crying constantly.  I thought my world would cave in.  But I’m at work, I’m dressed, I’ve got my make up on and I’m thinking about what to have for lunch.  It’s not even 10am … Continue reading