Baldness 101
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aka A Practical Guide to Baldness So I’m Bald now and it’s too hot to hide my head under a bushel (or a hat, scarf or wig). Here we have baldness 101, based on my whole two days worth of experience. I have been trailing baldness is London and Bristol, this is what I’ve observed […]

Tales from the Sauna…
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A has demanded a ‘funnier’ post, after my triple whammy on Grief. As A demands very little of me at the moment, I feel I must oblige. Although, saying that, he did demand I stop eating at the weekend – this was while wrestling his portion of lunch out of my vice-like grip. To explain, […]

Good Grief 3/3
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I’m sorry, I don’t have a solution. I’m not really sure I have any good advice either. Fat lot of good I am. I hope by sharing how hard I found it, how badly I did at it and how long it took – someone else might not feel so alone. Might recognise sooner that […]

Good Grief 2/3
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I’m not Happy. That phrase. I’m not Happy. That’s what changed my life. Only sadly it wasn’t me saying it. It was A. My world bottomed out then. I went into free fall. Our beak-up was horrendous and protracted. It broke me up, for lots of reasons, obviously, the main one being; for me to […]

Good Grief 1/3
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I woke up this morning and had the urge to write about grief. It’s a grizzly, grey day in JULY, my own hair is covering my keyboard; so I figured what the heck? I think about my Ma a lot these days. I’ve thought about her everyday since she died. Sometimes it’s fleeting, sometimes not […]

Two Hoots
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Rounding the corner on Week 1 of Chemo 2 – Woo Hoo (and that’s about as much enthusiasm I can muster for that at the moment). The brain’s kicking back in, vegetable brain is so frustrating. Still trying formulate the best, most truthful, way to write about my chemo. I’m a newbie and my thoughts […]

Single. White. Bloodcell.
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It’s hard to find a title for a post on neutropenia (a word I just looked up how to spell). Well now, this is an unsexy subject it isn’t it? For those who don’t know, about 7-10 days after Chemo your White Cell Count takes a dip, a nose dive actually. This is what I […]