I’m often contacted by people who are dancing with/laughing at/fighting/feeling a bit overwhelmed by cancer. (We all choose our own language. I don’t fight, but if you do, I’m happy to hold your coat.) And one of the most common questions/concerns is: I’ve finished my treatment, but I still feel as though I’m lying on [...]
After I wrote yesterday’s post I got to thinking. Yes, cancer treatment side-effects have had a big effect and yes, it’s quite depressing to realise how membrane-thin my good health is.
In my cupboard, there are tubs of vitamin C, zinc, and cod liver oil tablets, all of which have been unopened since about 5 days [...]
At about 3 o’clock yesterday, I suddenly felt better. I left the house. I walked. I did some work. I made dinner. I stayed up until I felt like going to bed. I’m a little bit sniffy, but the throaty sneezes and grating coughs have stopped. I am relieved, although possibly not as relieved as [...]