Just cant catch a break this month…

After the previous round of chemotherapy and the issue with the extravasation all i wanted was a relatively straight forward round of chemotherapy if that actually exists. Wednesday came round as it does every two weeks even though it feels like you only walked out…

Extravasation- what even is that?

Well last Thursday presented a new problem, woke up with a dead arm and a really sore shoulder but port seemed normal so must have just slept funny. In the search of more sleep which is difficult to obtain I try and get a few…

#KICKCANCERCUP 2017 – Guest Blog

GUEST BLOG – Thank you Jade Hill… Finally, the day was here. The evening of 27th of September brought the third running of the Kick Cancer Cup. This is where a team of Sam’s XI against a team of S-Tech league representatives compete in order…

Spondylolisthesis no its not a type of dinosaur…

No its not a spinosaurus (bigger than a T-Rex) thankfully it doesn’t look like something you would wanna mess with, at the moment id rather take on this spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis is where a bone in the spine (vertebra) slips out of position, either forwards or…

Scan, results and more…

Following the manic end to May, lead on to my scan, time to check in and see how things are going. Weirdly people around me seemed more worried than me, I was pretty chilled, checking and analysing the tumour markers in my blood had helped put my…

Guest Blogger… I’m a poet and i didn’t even know it!

Another guest blog, this time from the one and only MEGAN!! Enjoy… excuse the expletives! Yep Sam’s previous blog is the perfect prequel to me jumping in and doing a guest blog. As those of you who read it know, it was about the power of…

Goodbye March…

An anniversary commemorates an event that took place on that day in a previous year. Anniversaries are often celebrated as a joyous occasion such as a birthday or a wedding anniversary, but they can also commemorate a tragedy such as the death of a loved…

Results and more…

CT results were due on the 20th Feb, however due to having the scan a week early Dr Awesome says i can pop in and see her for the results on the following Monday, so a week before expected. These results should show wether the…

Radioactive again… time to glow!

Random bone pain has arisen and decided it has wanted to stick around for numerous weeks. Mainly in my lower back and i cant seem to shift it. Its also in my shins, random but annoying and probably just another side effect from all this…

Bone Scan

Bone Scan: A bone scan looks for changes or abnormalities in the bones. It is also called a radionuclide scan, a scintigram or nuclear medicine scan.  A bone scan can look at a particular joint or bone. In cancer diagnosis, it is more usual to…