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53. "I told you I was ill..."

Dear friends and followers,

Sadly, my dad died on Monday, 25 July 2016 in his listening room at home surrounded by his family after his battle with cancer. 210 more words

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51. Consultant time

Note quite, but the spirit is captured in this image from “Alas Smith and Jones” and hopefully Dr P feels suitably anonymised

I met with my Oncology Consultant, Dr P, last Tuesday… 603 more words

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50. Home life and food again

Family photo taken only yesterday (Saturday) morning prior to Ellen heading back to Glasgow in preparation for her trip to Shetland with Craig on Sunday evening. 509 more words

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49.Tubes, Pumps and Infusions

It has been yet nearly another week since I was forced to contact my Nursing staff to enquire about anything I can do to improve my quality of life, following commencing my new chemo treatment.  884 more words

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Dear Friends and Family of a Cancer Patient or Survivor: Please Don't Tell Us We're "OK", Okay?

“No patient’s experience is the same.”

This sentiment was one I heard and read often at the beginning of and throughout my treatment.

It was, usually, in reference to the effects of the treatment itself. 1,325 more words


48.One week down the line

It has been almost one week now since my first intravenous infusion with my second line, single drug regime defence Chemo (Docetaxel).  Docetaxel is one of the taxane type drugs that were originally developed from the yew tree. 396 more words

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47. Recent trips and lots else

A visit to Deans Court, St Andrews, on a good day during a visit from Ian and Marilyn from the USA in May 2016 – more below. 1,362 more words

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