Monthly Archives: July 2012

Summer Break

I’m going to have a break for a couple of weeks, I won’t be blogging. This is for two reasons. Firstly, I’m going away for the weekend, Kendal Calling, at last. I’ve been looking forward to it for months, can’t … Continue reading

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Rumours

You don’t know how lucky you are. You’ve been saved from a five page moan about how sorry I was feeling for myself, and how horrible the last 72 hours have been. Chemo 3: urgh! Anyway, you’ve been saved from … Continue reading

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Rest Day

Friday was a rest day, I’m into another routine now, I can expend energy one day knowing I can (need to) rest the following day. By comparison to  previous outings this week, Thursday was tame. Lunch out, District nurses to … Continue reading

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The Stone Roses – a review

I don’t know what it was that made me need to go and see The Stone Roses on Sunday, I had already documented my distrust of my judgement. The impulsive last-minute change of heart, concern over my health, and scepticism over … Continue reading

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Made of Stone

So Thursday turned out to be a disaster, chemo didn’t happen. They couldn’t give me a date/time last time I was there, and so most of last week and the early part of this week I was chasing it up, … Continue reading

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