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Port-a-cath and Chemotherapy

Counselling for Cancer

Happy April Fool’s Day to you all. I hope you have a few laughs. Ha Ha hee hee.

What a torrid 2 days. 2,577 more words


Set your DVR's: an Incredible Ken Burns Cancer Film

A DVR reminder of a film I have mentioned before: The incredible new Ken Burns “Cancer – the Emperor of All Maladies” PBS mini-series will air next week on Mon-Wed (4/30-5/1), I highly recommend to set your DVR’s and tell Family & friends, especially those impacted by cancer! 228 more words

Common Question Answered

Day 79-85 Chemo

After my return home, I could feel my body recovering with the usual ache of my bones. Otherwise, I could feel myself getting back on track. 228 more words


The fog comes rolling in ~

One thing I have always liked about myself is that I am smart. Being “nice” was a given, I had British parents and manners and politeness are culturally very important. 328 more words

Breast Cancer

Day 66-78 recovery

It’s been over a week now since I left hospital, and apart from a few visits from friends, family and nurses, I’ve spent most of the time resting and playing. 425 more words


Act IV : Why, Yes! You can take a vacation while in your chemo plan!

“Well, make sure you stay well rested.” This was the advice when I asked my doctor if it would be okay for me to go on a vacation which had been planned for 6 months. 757 more words

Breast Cancer

In defense of Jess Ainscough, the Wellness Warrior who sadly passed last week

As you know if you follow this blog, I was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 39. I followed every bit of the Oncologists advice. I had disfiguring surgery (a double mastectomy), a year of chemotherapy and four years later I still take hormone blocking medication. 688 more words

Life After Breast Cancer