There's been a lot to discuss in regards to my Cancer treatment over recent weeks. From the three long weeks of side effects, to the great news the treatment seems to be working. And so, with this third update, I wanted to cover one final thing - The fact my treatment is now on hold, … Continue reading Cancer treatment – It’s on hold …but that’s ok.
There are certain things in life you can never imagine, never consider dealing with, because only when those things become real can you truly know how your mind will respond. I think it's fair to say Cancer is one of those things. Something so fundamental, so life-altering, you must first experience it if you want … Continue reading Cancer treatment – Three months in. The first significant scans.
Side effects. You hear more about side effects than anything else during Cancer treatment. (At least you do when it comes to the treatment I'm having - Immunotherapy, which is a treatment that boosts the immune system, causing it to recognise and attack Cancer with far more vigour and aggression). If you're experiencing anything that … Continue reading Cancer treatment – Dealing with side effects.
Yep, I've got them. Two of them. One two and a half years older, the other almost exactly three years younger. I'm that unfortunate Brother stuck between two Sisters. (The middle child syndrome article is in the works, don't you worry.) I endured so much of the things they loved growing up. Without wanting to, … Continue reading To all the Sisters…
A recent joy of mine is to visit Amazon.co.uk (I'm in the UK) and scroll down to the Questions / Answers section on random items. Some of the banter found there as people 'attempt' to answer questions and 'help' each other is often pure comedy gold. It's nice to see some fun and happiness on … Continue reading The comedy of Amazon Q/A.
Earlier last week I did something stupid. I cut a huge great gash in my nose... while shaving. I'm sure you're wondering, how? Well, I have no answer. Stupidity springs to mind, lack of concentration might be another, stupidity comes flooding back again. ..Oh, and maybe a lack of sight in my right eye? That … Continue reading Oops, I’m blind in one eye.
A few years ago I found myself reading a book called 'The 33 Strategies of War'. It was a self help book, of sorts, explaining how an understanding of genuine military tactics and strategy found throughout history can help deal with day to day life. I'll be honest, I didn't read it for the self … Continue reading The courage to continue.