cancer for the young

Year One
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I have been working on my practical chemo guide (for the zillionth time) – it should be hitting little blog by Christmas 2016….. However, this week marks one year on from finding Burt (the not so benign), 11 February 2014 -fact fans. Yes, it did rather over-shadow Valentines Day, not that we’re massive celebrators (of […]

(Re)Growth
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Growing your hair back from scratch is like carrying the cutest, rarest pet with you at all times. That lives on your head. I think of this new growth as fur not hair at all. It has this minky colour, which is more blonde-y, grey-y , brown-y (it’s mink, that is the colour I just […]

Better Get Livin’
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It has been all quiet on the Little Blog front lately, sadly there hasn’t been another Cancer Miracle*, just a combination of events that have left me a little preoccupied.   A. returned home from his extended work trip. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to have him back. It was weird at […]

She’s So Vain
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I’m really vain, really vain. Not the easiest thing to admit to, I didn’t really realise it until I got diagnosed. Overnight I became a Vain Hypochondriac*, no mean feat.   What was the first thing I did post diagnoses? It was not jump on Google and find support groups, healthy eating plans (hello, cake), […]

Testing, Testing…
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+++ Please, if you are thinking – “Sheesh, this post is long”, just read the Mammogram section and the very end of the post – I am conducting an experiment++++     I’m writing this post while consuming a glass of Prosecco – it’s my first entirely painkiller free day after surgery – Whoop, Whoop! […]