Three questions I find myself asking when I am feeling unwell is why me, why this and why now. What was it that I overlooked or missed that could have suggested that something wasn't right? What was it that I did wrong? Not enough exercise, bad diet, smoking or none of the above? Was it … Continue reading Why Me, Why This, Why Now
So, when I was changed from Folfox to Folfiri there was a 33.333% chance of the side effects being either worse, the same or better. Which one do you think I ended up with. That's right....I got worse side effects. I had my first side effects while I was undergoing the infusion as the hospital. … Continue reading Folfiri…….aaarrrggghhhh
So...what happens when the first option doesn't work??
So it's fair to say that in my 36 years on this earth that I have collected a lot of crap. I seem to not only have stuff scattered around our house, but also mum and dads house and shed. There's collectable figurines, motorbike gear, bowling balls, books, dvd, the list goes on and on. … Continue reading Geez I Collected Some Crap
I often ask myself....."will I ever be normal again".
Three months of chemo now complete. Time to see the results.
I must confess, I am a week behind with this blog post. But I do have a good reason, well two actually......nausea and fatigue. A week ago I went in for my 6th chemotherapy cycle and boy was it an experience. Everything was running smoothly, perhaps a little too smoothly, and it was looking like … Continue reading Chemo Cycle #6: The worst yet.
I have come to terms with the fact that I will die, but it pisses me off to think of the things I will miss out on when I'm gone.
Cancer patients are often looked at with sympathy and a sense of despair. Let me tell you, some of them are plain arseholes.
Fighting is only part of the cancer journey.