Category Archives: Illness

So long …

…. since I have written. It is this thing, I do a writing course then suddenly think i cannot write … so I don’t. But today … I am driven to write because today that horrid feeling has returned to … Continue reading

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What “The Cancer” showed me …

The Cancer has shown me that I am loved. It has shown me the pure, unconditional love that my family and friends have for me. It has shown me that there are quite a few people who would be really … Continue reading

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And so today …

More on What ‘The Cancer’ showed me – on this day one year ago they noticed a distortion on my 3D mammogram and that usually means something nasty is hiding there – sure enough the little fucker was hiding at … Continue reading

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It really is funny …

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Retrospectively Funny.” sooooooooo ….. this thing happened when I went for my annual check up at the Breast Clinic, there was a distortion on my 3D mammogram and a distortion usually means … Continue reading

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Slow down …

… I have spent so much time sitting, being, resting, I thought I was ready for work, but maybe my body is saying be still, be slow … this from a friend … so I shall be still and slow … Continue reading

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View … 

… unexpected couple of days in hospital … infection, leg, huge, blah …. so happy to be at Freemasons in my own little room, watching Orphan Black and liking it so far …          

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What is normal?

There is a question for you, I thought my arm was normal, it felt odd but had on and off since my operations last December. I thought nothing of it really. My breast had gone back to almost normal size after … Continue reading

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My hair … 

… has a shadow.   

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My blood looks …

… deliciously normal apparently! My liver distress gone, blood cells looking like they should, less inflammation and infection … nice one blood! Yay blood! Yay me!           

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So today …

… I did the sweep back, or rather my hair did it all on its own! It’s mind of its own continues to amuse me, goodness knows what it’ll do by next week – work beckons – ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! That is … Continue reading

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