Almost 2 weeks ago, I posted about how difficult I had found the previous couple of months. No matter how positive and determined I tried to be in my resolve to tackle this cancer, even my strong spirit came close … Read the rest
Have you ever looked into the role food plays when living with cancer?
Early on in my cancer journey, I struggled with eating. Of course, cancer will play havoc with your appetite but for me in these first weeks after … Read the rest
I can’t tell you how glad I am to say goodbye to these last few weeks, which might sound like an odd thing to say when time is against me and should be treasured but it has, without doubt, been … Read the rest
*Warning…..not a positive post I’m afraid, but it’s been a difficult couple of weeks.
Last Monday, I received the news that my CA19-9 tumour marker has shot up to 1262 and I have only now been able to … Read the rest
If you have just been diagnosed with cancer, chances are you will have already had a scan or a couple to confirm diagnosis.
Scans are used to detect and monitor cancer and are used periodically throughout your treatment.
You may … Read the rest
So, last week, I finally completed my first block of chemotherapy and was all set to begin my “chemo holiday”. This 3 month period is to give my body a rest from treatment and to recover. I had planned to … Read the rest
When i was first diagnosed, i really didn’t know where to turn for support. All i had was a leaflet containing the phone number for Mcmillan (who are great, i might add). Due to the dire prognosis of Cholangiocarcinoma and … Read the rest
Ten months after the country entering the first lockdown, it’s likely that many of us will have now been affected one way or another.
For anyone who has sadly lost family members or anyone else close to you from Covid, … Read the rest
Being told you have bile duct cancer
Maybe it’s my age, but my memory is shocking! We all do it….go upstairs to get or do something, only to completely forget 13 steps later, busy ourselves with some pointless task, only … Read the rest