My cancer story. Part 8: starting chemotherapy

My cancer story. Part 8: starting chemotherapy

Chemotherapy 101: chemotherapy is treatment for cancer using drugs. There are a lot of different chemo drugs available; some are given intravenously (into the blood), and some orally as tablets. Whilst chemotherapy is becoming increasingly sophisticated and targeted,...
Living with cancer: it’s okay to have down days

Living with cancer: it’s okay to have down days

In an earlier post I talked about seeing the positive in every day, something I 100% believe in. But I think it’s also important to accept that it’s not possible to feel positive all of the time, after all, we’re only human! I had a tough week this week, and needed a...
My cancer story. Part 5: finding the positives

My cancer story. Part 5: finding the positives

So there we go, that is everything to date, I am typing this on day 11 after the surgery, sat at my desk (albeit with plenty of cushions for comfort), and rather slowly given my poor hand function which hasn’t improved yet. That’s definitely the hardest part at the...