Monthly Archives: July 2014
What am I battling?
I am not battling cancer. I hate that expression. It’s meaningless. My cancer is a physiological fact. I submit myself to treatment – I swallow the tablets, I will lie still under the X-rays, I took the surgery on the … Continue reading
I honestly thought I would be feeling much better than this by now. This time last week I was sitting on the pre-op ward, waiting, remembering to breathe. Now I’m home, so tired, so uncomfortable. Somehow I had visions of … Continue reading
Sitting on Knapp
So, here I am. In my hospital gown, which keeps sliding off one shoulder. The sun is shining outside, but it’s cool in here. I’ve just been told I’ll be having the hot room post surgery – heart sink. For … Continue reading
Preparing for hospital
My preparations so far: A big pile of books by my bed. For convalescence. I’m only going to be in for 2 days, after all. A whole stock of stuff on the kindle. 2 days is a lot of reading. … Continue reading