Monthly Archives: July 2014

NEW SPINNING WHEEL. and sleepy.

today i was very sleepy. i had bad fevers last night, so had to have an extra big sleep.  fever dreams seemed focussed on going to live in a rainbow.  and how i would be better if i lived in … Continue reading

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chemo take two. this time with home, and CAKE.

Day 1. Round 2 chemo. feel less crap than last time, which is good given i didn’t even feel that crap last time. i think they caved and gave me Normal People Steroids. oncologist suggested cutting them altogether due to … Continue reading

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boundaries and cancer

This is about Feelings. so, bit dull.  i can also talk about my cancer cough too though – warning for ear nose throat related grossness.   it is hard for me to put up boundaries, to be honest. i used … Continue reading

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Rectal Surgeon Day. HURAH! bums.

today’s WARNING: surgery – lots on surgery. poo related stuff – quite graphic. and some rather intense stuff relating to stomas. (it’s a rectum). it will be detailed. as always, if these are gross or triggers for you, don’t read … Continue reading

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temperatures, don’t-read-the-news, terror

some medical stuff (blood – a lot of blood because i had a transfusion and i am talking about my feelings about it, urine samples, IV drips, ERs) and some pretty dark stuff as well. (mortality, ‘prognosis’, don’t read the … Continue reading

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day three chemo. pretty boring really

I mean, my day was lovely – i was visited by a dear friend about to leave the country, Alex came in to say hello (we thought i was being discharged. yeah, no), and i’ve generally felt ok.  I’m off … Continue reading

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day 1. chemo. mostly felt drunk

OK: this will contain details of bodily fluids but not super gross ones, but mention of super gross ones that are likely to befall me in the next week. and also, medical procedures. needles particularly, and intravenous fluids going in. … Continue reading

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