Category Archives: Cancer

Are you …

… as safe now as you were before your diagnosis? What an interesting question … Before a thought is complete or a sentence fully uttered my brain flies into action, protecting …  It was there hiding, lurking, growing, moving …  … Continue reading

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Magic …

… and don’t you forget it!

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The options …

… what actually happened and what I would advise others to do based on what happened … if that makes sense. Rocking backwards and forwards, just sitting, not doing anything, not going to work, not doing anything but worry, fret … Continue reading

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From another perspective …

… an exercise of writing from the perspective of someone else, proved easy and heartbreaking all at once. Broken Numb, silent and still … staring … silently screaming … now what? The telephone rang not long after I returned from … Continue reading

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Stories of death …

On a Sunday … I wandered into town … To hear stories, stories of death … That might not sound like a big deal … But for some of us we have death hovering or hiding … For me it … Continue reading

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A word …

… for the year, a word to live by, a word to hold close, a word to remember when things get difficult, when things like my real life get gobbled up by my work and other such nonsense. A word … Continue reading

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Where did the time go?

Today I made Mum’s Christmas shortbread, a tradition now. Our Christmas’ would not be complete without it. Even two years ago as I struggled in pain recovering from the first of two operations after being diagnosed with “The Cancer” it … Continue reading

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