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First of Five

They were right when they said it was big and blue. I had the first of my final five treatments on Friday, different machine, different room, different team. The shape is the same, but this one is blue all over, … Continue reading

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Lubing the Boob

Today sees the 40% marker of my radiotherapy, and so far, so good. I am applying the water based moisturizer twice a day, and apart from a slight puckering and hardness in the underlying tissue which was expected, I am … Continue reading

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Houston, we may have a problem

Totally, absolutely, and unabashedly pleased with my little self for such a good loss this week, I mentioned it to the girls in radiology this morning. Whilst they were pleased for me, especially as I’d lost the Christmas gainage, they … Continue reading

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First Treatment

Despite my bravado, I went to bed last night slightly anxious as to what lay in store for me today. I didn’t sleep very well, and when I did it was a load of garbled rubbish intermingled with pain in … Continue reading

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Assume the position!

We set the alarms early as my appointment today was for 9am. Although we only had 10 miles to travel, it would be in the middle of the rush hour, road works were in the offing, and the weather was … Continue reading

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