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Cycle 3: week 2

Guess it’s time to update everyone again!

So last week was my first week in a cycle of different chemotherapy. Which means the routine I’d got into of sleeping/dazing and feeling nauseous the first few days after has all changed. 511 more words

Increasing pack size

Each week seems to get busier and busier. Instead of lounging in the garden, we have appointments, workmen and all sorts of admin to catch up with as well as continuing to unpack boxes. 1,823 more words

Tangling With Cancer

Cycle 3: week 1 - change of plan!

Today is supposed to mark my half way point in that I’ve had 3 cycles of chemo. But I never got chemo today.

Over the weekend I’ve felt things change and became more painful. 352 more words

Guest Post by Anya Silver: Motherhood and Mortality

Today’s guest post comes from the ever talented Anya Silver. Anya is a critically acclaimed poet and ProfessorĀ of English at Mercer University. But that’s not how I know Anya best. 874 more words

Motherhood Stories

Cycle 2: week 2

Hope everyone has enjoyed the May holiday! I went for a Mcflurry today :)

So this week has been the week my immune system falls lower than usual. 376 more words

Is this as good as it gets?

“You have really great veins” enthused Jeremy, the chirpy radiologist as he inserted (“sharp scratch”) the cannula and injected a cold blast of contrast dye into my arm. 41 more words

Cycle 2: week 1

Thats 2 chemos under my belt!

Don’t have much to say about it other than I HATE it. But in honesty it’s not too bad, like how it looks on the outside. 294 more words