The dreaded word: Terminal

When it comes to my cancer, ‘unpredictable’ clearly doesn’t even cover it. In my last blog post, I was eager to start radiotherapy and I thought I was nearly at the end of my treatment,…

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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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