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Happy to be halfway.

I am now just over half way through my final round of Capox Xelox. And, boy, did cycle two suck more than cycle one! A bit of background on the treatment I am on…… It is called Capox (also called Xelox) and is usually based around 8 cycles, but I have been prescribed 4 cycles. 725 more words


Boro and Newcastle Fans to Unite for Charity

Football Rivalries Put to One side for James Cook Hospital

They may be some of the fiercest rivals on the pitch, but a group of Newcastle United and Middlesbrough fans have put their football allegiances aside in the name of charity. 363 more words


What we learned in March {2015}

This month couldn’t have a more appropriate name as it has marched, leaving imprints both hard and light on our days.

This month my brother had surgery to remove cancer. 367 more words


While You Were Sleeping

After over a week of no responses from Will, and me suspecting that he had had a stroke, or was in a coma, or worse, I heard from the Sister. 233 more words



You are likely to be very distracted this week for some reason which you cannot comprehend, and may thus wish to spend considerable time with friends, who you think understand you better than family. 123 more words

Weekly Horoscope

Cancer - the big C Word

I remember a man, bringing his dad in for a consultation. The man looked terrifying. His whole bottom jaw, tongue and lip was gone, burnt away through radiation therapy for throat cancer. 383 more words

Love at first sight...?

I know this sounds crazy…

But I think I am in love with Will. I do not say that I love someone lightly, I don’t fall in love easily and I’ve met him once. 439 more words