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Where are you going?

It's a question that's been on my mind lately. Nothing like a wrestle with cancer to make you ask questions of the what-the-hell-am-I-here-for sort. I still can't say I know that for sure, but the BBC World Service sure caught my attention with a series of recent half-hour radio shows called … Read More...

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Winging it through chemo

I'm at the chemotherapy halfway point. Yay! Worst over, or so they say. Frankly, I was pretty nervous at the start of the first nine weeks. Chiefly because I made the mistake of reading in a magazine about how terrible chemo is. Doctors had told me the main downside would be fatigue because there … Read More...

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Careful what you wish for

‘Total hair loss’ said the oncologist. Oh. Okay then. Price to pay to having chemo to keep you cancer-free once they’ve whipped the offending tumour out of your boob. But really? No hair at all? How very uncool. Hair is pretty vital to a woman’s sense of self. It’s same for guys too, of … Read More...