Category Archives: Avastin

All Systems Go

There always seems to be a parking space outside the vintage shop, which is both convenient and expensive. Convenient because of the parking space, expensive because I always end up buying something from the shop. Today it was another jacket, … Continue reading

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Here it Is

OK OK, I know it’s been a while. I’m up at stupid o’clock to write this. It’s not the lack of things to write about, my mind has been working overtime in that department, it’s the lack of will to … Continue reading

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F5

******************************************************************************* A reminder that my sister in law and nephew are raising funds for BEATING BOWEL CANCER, taking part in the BUPA  Great Birmingham Run. I’d really appreciate any donation however small, as recognition for the support I’ve had from … Continue reading

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Not Quite As Planned

However I thought today was going to turn out, it wasn’t like this ! There’s no point in using expletives, they are far more effective when spoken. Arrived at The Christie for my 8am appointment. Bloods as usual first, no … Continue reading

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What Awful Weather

What awful weather, and so I thought I’d put down a few words in recognition of how well things are going. Yesterday I chose to leave the house for the first time in 5 days. Nothing too strenuous, just an … Continue reading

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An unexpected update

Another blog so soon ? I have a bit of news, so thought I would share it. Well, an unexpected outcome from the meeting with Dr S, oncologist, on Thursday. He checked to see if my scan results were in, … Continue reading

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Yummy Mummies and Rainy Scrummies

I’ve spent the last week or so trying to write something for this blog. I have written a lot down, but most of it is out of date and irrelevant now. Maybe it’s a reflection of how I feel at … Continue reading

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Blog With No Name

Hey, it’s not just about cancer this blog you know. Well OK it may seem that way at the moment as chemotherapy continues after an expected and unexpected break. The expected break was to allow me to have a chemo … Continue reading

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Lunch with Tim

It has been a now or never decision, the constant changing of circumstances, and having to deal with chemo meant that I was close to abandoning the blog altogether. There have been times recently when updating the blog has been … Continue reading

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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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