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...no, I'm a Gemini

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  • 06 March 2017 at 15:21

    6 March 2017

    Life is a bloody rollercoaster ride at the moment, sometimes I feel absolutely fine, Pollyanna ready to take on stuff, other days, which I am now c...


  • 27 February 2017 at 15:02

    27 February 2017

    Things are definitely getting back to life before the killer pox, the days, being short at this time of the year anyway, seem to be flying by, almo...


  • 12 February 2017 at 11:50

    12 February 2017

    This week things have thankfully taken a turn for the better, the aches and pains and the tension have eased, the prickly heat and tingling sensati...


  • 06 February 2017 at 23:08

    6 February 2017

    You know I have been having a rather strange couple of weeks. The tension, aches and pains I initially put down to super boob being heavy have got ...


  • 28 January 2017 at 10:31

    Things that help

    I guess unless you have to go through chemo it can be hard to really appreciate what someone is going through and of course everyone gets through i...


  • 28 January 2017 at 10:26

    28 January 2017

    I have been a little remiss in my blog updates and last night while I was out partying with the ladies I used to work with I got told off for it to...


  • 14 January 2017 at 10:23

    14 January 2017

    This week has been the first week I have been back working at both my old jobs, its been a busy week and at times tiring, but I think that is more ...


  • 06 January 2017 at 21:53

    6 January 2017

    Guess what my hurtceptin injection on Tuesday….bloody hurt!! I have to have 17 of them in total and Tuesday was number 13. It will be a very...


  • 01 January 2017 at 09:34

    31 December 2016

    And so begins another year, for obvious reasons I am glad to see the back of the last one and I am feeling pretty positive about what the new year ...


  • 16 December 2016 at 23:07

    16 December 2016

    The weeks of being normal again seem to be flying by, not helped of course by the time of the year, the other Big C is almost upon us already&helli...


  • 08 December 2016 at 10:40

    8 December 2016

    This week, my first hospital free week, is ticking along, I admit there have been a couple of times earlier this week when I had to check my diary ...


  • 03 December 2016 at 20:47

    3 December 2016

    Friday 2 December. At 1.45pm on Friday the 2nd of December I walked out the hospital having had my final dose of radiotherapy. I had indeed, left ...


  • 28 November 2016 at 22:39

    28 November 2016

    Its the start of another week, which means another 5 days of radiotherapy, but there is a spring in my step because this is my last week, my last 5...


  • 23 November 2016 at 09:29

    23 November 2016

    So halfway through another week, counting down my radiotherapy days, 7 sessions down 8 more to go. I had a nightmare trying to get to my 12.00 appo...


  • 19 November 2016 at 09:35

    19 November 2016

    Lying on the radiotherapy bed not really being able to move gives you time to contemplate stuff, one of the things I contemplated while laying ther...


  • 16 November 2016 at 12:31

    16 November 2016

    Things really seem to have picked up a pace since my return to normal duties, the weeks seem to be flying by, I dont seem to have time for anything...


  • 09 November 2016 at 21:30

    9 November 2016

    I was back at hospital on Monday for an echocardiogram of my heart, I was a little apprehensive because it was the first time anything had been don...


  • 05 November 2016 at 10:33

    5 November 2016

    I was back at the hospital on Thursday catching up with my Oncologist, now I am post chemo I only need to see her every 3 months. I have a little f...


  • 02 November 2016 at 12:23

    2 November 2016

    Its a great day today, I am feeling very Pollyannaish. I was up early (well for me anyway), its one of those lovely bright sunny, but crisp and ch...


  • 01 November 2016 at 00:07

    1 November 2016

    I was back at the hospital this afternoon to have my 3 weekly herceptin injection in my leg. I do not like the herceptin injections, they hurt (wel...


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