MRI scan – Jan 2016

Its been 6 weeks and still no sign of this MRI scan, although in this time Vicky has had hers and the results from her knee, so Dr Awesome and Kate are on it. Kate rings and no availabilities for today, so she decides to…

PET CT Scan – Dec 2015

Scan time comes round again, however this time they want to get some further imaging so instead of the usual CT scan, they book me in for a PET CT scan and an MRI. The letter for the PET CT scan comes in fairly quickly,…

Quote…Impossible is nothing!

“impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is an opinion not a fact. Impossible isn’t a declaration its…

#KickCancerCup

The idea of Fulbourn holding a charity game has been thrown around a lot over the last 5 years, so what better year for us to all group together and put on an event that brings together my amazing football team and fans, family and…

Football form… any medical conditions…NO!!

So over the last couple of months i have signed a fair few of these medical questionnaires that ask if you have any pre-existing medical conditions if so tick yes and explain. Well up until recently I’ve never had to tick yes and just circled…

Relay for Life…

So where do we start…. well the story starts with Kate who we hadn’t really known that long came to talk to us about some survivor thing and an event that runs alongside race for life but involves teams relaying around an athletics track for…

Scan 3 (August 2015)

The summer has been a busy one and one i have definitely tried to make the most of, involving a cheeky little trip to Santorini to get some much needed sun. However this taught me that flying after chemo and not having that weekend to…

Spreading good will…

So the chemo unit isn’t particularly a very attractive place and for some is a very lonely and frustrating place, lucky for me i have an amazing group of crazy friends that come and pass the time and i cant thank them enough, some deserve…

Quote…

‘I’ve come to view cancer as being like a boxing match. Unlike with boxing though, and this is possibly the hardest part, there are no rules and you have no idea how long the fight is going to last. It could be months, it could…

Side effects (lovely topics – poo and yucky)

So everyone knows the common side effects; hair loss, sickness, tiredness, rashes, weight loss or gain in my case. However the hardest one for me has been constipation, i now have added respect and sympathy for anyone suffering from constipation, I’ve always been a once…