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Stroke Update, Eyes, Breast Pain and Here Come the Side Effects.

It is now just over a week since Ray’s last visit to the hospital so I thought it was time I updated on his progress. There is no change in his speech, he still has the lisp which sounds quite cute, there is something very endearing about it. 605 more words

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Prostate Cancer can't change your memories

As we approach the shortest day of the year I’m in reflective mood. I’m thinking of times gone by, of good times had and all those Christmases when I was a kid when the place was full of family and friends now long gone. 713 more words


‘Allo ‘Allo - The Fallen Madonna with the Sore Boobie

Yes, having my boobs on display on an almost daily basis is making me feel a little like a ‘Fallen Madonna’, my boobies may not be big, but I can claim to have one sore right side boobie, do you think that will count? 524 more words

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Drug Cash is Killing Cancer Care

Vincent Moss reports in the Sunday Mirror that cancer patients miss out on the most effective treatment because new drugs are being funded at the expense of replacing old radiotherapy machines, Labour has warned. 110 more words


Three Down – Twelve, Plus Three Boosters To Go

I have been so looking forward to having this weekend off from my Radiotherapy. Three days of travel, waiting my turn in the Linear Accelerator, stripping off from the waist up, laying on what feels like a mortuary slab and being moved about by various Radiographers to get all my dots lined up and the measurements all set to the correct places has been hard going. 997 more words

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Today’s update – Angelic Warrior.

So Wycombe Hospital, Medical Day Unit Assessment Clinic (MDUAC), here we are again.

It has to be said that all the staff we have met, related to both my breast cancer, and Ray’s stroke have been awesome. 991 more words

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Feeling Low

Monday was a good day, Jenny and Howard from work came to see me, it was lovely to see them and catch up on the latest news from the office. 558 more words

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