I’ve been humming and ha-ing about writing a review of my year. I decided that I wouldn’t, because, frankly, I struggle to remember what I was doing last Tuesday… but as I was pottering in the kitchen yesterday I started to think about this year and what’s happened. It’s turned out there’s been Quite A [...]
This is a card that I framed. In case you can’t make it out, the message reads:
‘Life is an occasion. Rise to it’.
Happy New Year. May your 2011 be happy, and healthy, and full of moments that matter.
Two years ago today I had my first round of chemotherapy. I still remember how I felt leaving the hospital: gently hysterical, slightly headachey, a bit surprised to be walking and talking, determined to Do Well, and with a tiny part of me gibbering with fear and wondering how long I could keep going for. [...]