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and after the poison, the hips narrowed to bone.

there was less of me then, hair shed,

bruises on the inside of elbows.

I did not know what to believe: 76 more words

Poetry

Leap and a net will appear

Hello there you lovely lot. How’s it all going? I’m sorry I’ve been absent – I’ve been busy having chemo, and writing short stories and passing my creative writing course WITH A DISTINCTION. 807 more words

Blogging

YOLO

Here I was driving home with my lovely lavender in my car’s vase (fresh, may I add), singing on an old Take That cd I have found in the archives, windows down (I don’t have aircon)… I felt a sting on my back. 267 more words

Round 1: The Side Effects Dungeon

Now that you’ve learned all about my first chemo infusion, its time to join me in the side effects dungeon to hear all about the eventful days that followed. 1,641 more words

Cancer Talk

Round 1: What did the floFOX Say?

Chemotherapy , the delicate balance between killing cancer, but not the lucky recipient. I was the lucky recipient last week as I underwent my first cycle of FLOFOX chemo. 2,338 more words

Cancer Talk

Chemo Drugs are Dangerous to Families and Healthcare Workers as well as Patients

Chemotherapy is so dangerous that it really should not be called medicine. In the short-term, it has debilitating side effects including stomach and muscle pain, mouth ulcers, headaches, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, nervous system disruptions, loss of appetite and hair loss. 670 more words

Addiction

Tough week

Well, it’s a been a bit since I wrote anything, my little ones were sick and I was busy trying to be a good mama from as far away as possible. 534 more words