Category Archives: 5-FU

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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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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From Hartshead Pike to Heaton Park

So I bit my lip and made the biggest u-turn in the history of this blog. There’s not much I can say really, I’ll just do a Jimmy Carr and hold my hands up. I drove across Mossley top yesterday … Continue reading

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WARNING ! : may contain far too much information.

This started as quite a cheery blog, tried to put a light hearted slant on things, a few jokes, quips, more of what you might expect from me. By Saturday morning I’m reduced to a complete wreck. Some of you … Continue reading

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Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off To Chemo We Go

I finally reached a decision, considerably harder than I imagined it could be. Have I made the right choice? What if this combination doesn’t work? What if I do suffer badly with side effects? Would the other one have been … Continue reading

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