50 Facts

To mark my 50th round of Chemo, here is 50 facts about me since my diagnosis. For whoever reads to the bottom, well played.. Its a bit like trivia pursuit the categories are: Hospital, Travel, Charity, Life, Fun Facts

HOSPITAL

1. 50 rounds of Chemo in 116 weeks!

2. 5 Full Months of actually being pumped with expensive cocktails.

3. Over 150 days of being attached to some sort of IV/Pump

4. I have been on 2 different types of chemo – FOLFOX and FOLFORI

5. 3 Hospital admissions

6. 10 scans or X-Rays

7. Seen 3 nursesĀ go through maternity and return to work

8. Seen 8 different Doctors

9. Have had 2 Biopsies

10. Somewhere near 4,067,987 failed port attempts šŸ˜‰

Travel

11. Visited 20 countriesĀ 

12. Travelled first class 3 times

13. 1 near death experience (FIGI)

14. Learned to scuba dive

15. Drove a snowmobile

16. Swam with Turtles

17. Seen the Northern Lights on 2 occasions

18. Set foot on 5 different continentsĀ 

19. 7 different modes of transport

20. Watched 1 NFL game

Charity:

21. Participated in 2 Isaacson invitation cups

22. Been on the radio on 2 occasions

23. Been in the newspaper 5 times

24. Raised Ā£16,123 for ACT

25. Organised 1 Christmas Pudding Race

26. Participated inĀ Relay for life 2 years running

27.Ā Completed Race for Life 3 times

28. Received 1 Tweet From Dr Strong Name

29. 3 cheque presentations

30. 26 pairs of Oddball pants

Life:

31. Had 2 Piercings

32. Owned 2 Cars

33. Lived in 2 houses

34. Completed 1 sky diveĀ 

35. Been on 3 hen do’s

36. Attended 3 Weddings

37. Watched ArsenalĀ play 5 times

38. Won 3 awards

39. Written a blog

40. 4 New Born babies (not personally!)

Fun Facts

41. 22 new pairs of trainersĀ 

42. Got 1 new tattoo

43. Done 12 Escape Rooms (successful: 9)

44. Passed 1,428 levels on Candy Crush!!! (FACT)

45. Won 1 Karting race winners medal

46. Eaten 5 Steak and Honour BurgersĀ 

47. 35 Instagram posts

48. 25 Spotify Playlists

49. 1 new nickname

50. Ā 2,954,822 crazy ideas and counting…

 

5 comments

  1. Maxinne · May 22, 2017

    Now why am I not surprised Sam that your near death experience was in Figi

  2. Samantha Isaacson · May 22, 2017

    Heard it was the bad influence I went away with lol šŸ˜‰

  3. A ngue · May 22, 2017

    Love it Sam, sure you could add more. What’s the new nickname? Angie x

  4. Liz Neal · May 22, 2017

    What a great effort Sam I knew you had been busy – alongside working, playing football … you have seen and done amazing things. I really hope number 10 was an estimate!! xx

  5. Anonymous · May 22, 2017

    I have seen every pair off trainers Sam has brought ?

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