Update: No More Chemotherapy

Just as I begin to understand my schedule for treatment, it changes. Always. After two cycles of a chemo trial, my scans showed no change, but significant swelling to the area of the tumour. My…

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2019

I genuinely can’t believe I am still going with this journey. As in, how can you be this poorly for this long and it not be done with? HOW am I still having treatment? But…

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The Relapse

The sixth cycle of my maintenance chemo was always planned to be a scan point. My consultant had said at the start, that we will do a minimum of six rounds, but more than likely…

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Day 365

12 whole months, 11+ different drugs, 10 scans, 9 cycles of chemo, 8 infections, 7 blood transfusions, 6 doctors, 5 hospitals, 4 cases of sepsis, 3 NG tubes, 2 PICC lines, 1 less ovary. (Oh…

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Appetite shmappetite

  Oohhhhhhhhh food. How we love you, how you keep us alive. But is there really any enjoyment of eating when you lose your taste buds, everything you smell makes you vomit, your mouth is…

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