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Life on the cancer rollercoaster.

Life on the cancer rollercoaster.

Well, one thing is for sure, and that is my new life is never boring! If my old life had gone to plan, I would be retired now, looking for something to fill up my time. We were going to do a lot of travelling, and discover new things. Well, I haven’t really succeeded with the travelling, but I have certainly discovered many new things that fill up my time! With cancer as your life partner, anything can happen, so making too many plans is not really easy. In my own instance, I have had pretty much continual treatment for nearly seven years, some routine, and some urgently required, and it has been very difficult to know from day to day, what to expect with my health. Even making social

Always grateful, but still feeling guilty!

Always grateful, but still feeling guilty!

Winter can be a difficult time, even for those in reasonable health, but for me, it is becoming my personal nemesis, and I look forward to it less each year! Here in London, the weather has been kind this year, and even though we are now into December, the temperatures are only just getting quite cold. It is no coincidence, that my health has been in reasonable shape, during the lovely summer we have enjoyed.However this week has woken me up with a large dose of reality!  You would have thought that after 6 years of similar cycles, I might have learnt, but no! Far be it from me to disappoint. I am like the baby who continually puts his fingers in the electric socket, to find that it hurts,