April 2009



Uncertainty
Posted April 7th, 2009 by Jane

It’s living with constant uncertainty which is one of the hardest things about cancer. I felt euphoric after my decision but I confess to some wobbles over the last week or two. Though I knew it in theory I didn’t really feel it for real, that treatment offers its own security blanket. However horrible the [...]

 

Are the shutters closing?
Posted April 22nd, 2009 by Jane

Right now that elusive ‘window of opportunity’ feels more like shutters closing.
I’m in a pain/constipation/tired loop and I’m struggling to keep the window open. In Normandy over the Bank Holiday weekend I discovered a lot about French approaches to dealing with constipation. Glycerin suppositeries are the way forward and a lot more successful than the coy [...]