Category Archives: Peripheral Neuropathy

Where Did I Put That Bag ?

Any moment now I’m going to press the ‘publish’ button.’m not even going to proof read it, so apologies in advance.  It’s taken me a week to get this far and I can’t put it off any longer. There’s another … Continue reading

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The Ancient Myths of Glastonbury

Contrary to the BBC News website, the acts named last week are not the “full line up” for this years Glastonbury Festival. It would take at least a dozen pages to list the full line up. And why do the … Continue reading

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My Bloody Valentine (but you’ll have to read to the end)

I never go out without my mobile phone. I might not hear it ring, or feel the vibrations. I might inadvertently press ignore as I reach into my pocket to answer an incoming call, but it rarely leaves my side/hand/pocket/coffee … Continue reading

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I Huffed and I Puffed……..

Wow, things are moving so quickly again, I’ve got appointments coming out of my ears at the moment, and it looks like I’ll back in hospital within a matter of weeks. I’ve hardly had chance to catch my breath (no … Continue reading

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The Brown Envelope

Everything was ticking along nicely, enjoying the freedom from chemo and feeling better every day. Then I decided on a day out last Monday, followed by a late night Tuesday watching the US election results as they came in. The … 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 I have written a lot down, but most of it is out of date and irrelevant now.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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