This little alien is a pain in the arse…

As many of you know throughout my entire treatment i have gained IV access to my chemotherapy via a portacath which is inside my chest wall and is meant to enable easy access. Trust me it has been a god send, i can swim, play…

Bucketlist update…

I have been very lucky and managed to cross off some amazing things off of my bucket list (below) and some shown in the collage are the ones i have completed. Thanks to all the people who have provided me the opportunity, organised these events,…

D9 i tried my hardest to avoid it :(

D9 has been somewhere since the beginning people have talked about like avoid at all costs, unfairly or not, my opinion is lets just avoid all hospital admissions at all costs. As you will know though from reading my blog i have had a few,…

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…

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…

Decisions Decisions Decisions

So after the announcement of the tumours regrowing and becoming resistant to FOLFIRI (Irinotecan and 5FU) and Cetuximab, Dr Awesome begins to explain the options and where we can go from here. Here they are: Option 1 – Have a 3 month break off chemo…

Just what i needed…

Having read my last post (hopefully) you will have known how ecstatic and over the moon i was at having a bit of a break from chemotherapy and with that a massive sense of normality and normal routine to my life… I was looking forward…

The day i beat the NHS!!! Well in my head i did lol!!

So as some of you/most of you will be aware the last couple of rounds have been a struggle and an absolute mind muddle, raising lots of questions, worries, concerns and horrible side effects. It has probably been the toughest period mentally for me!! For…