Tag Archives: death
Funerals and stuff.
I’ve been AFK, as my son would say. I’ve been away for good reasons – I was offered a treatment break back in September. It was a bit of a shock. I got a call saying that my consultant would … Continue reading →
Palliative chemotherapy. Ugh.
Yes. Next week. Meeting on Friday. Had my bloods done on Tuesday, ECG just before I pick up my first course of capecitabine. I got my information leaflets through yesterday. I’m not wildly enthusiastic about this turn of events. We … Continue reading →
Being Mortal – Atul Gawande
I got this book through the Mystery Book Club. The Mystery Book Club sends out a mystery book every month. It says it comes beautifully packaged – and it does. It was such a treat to receive. This is a … Continue reading →
Living with dying #1
Ha ha ha. You’re dying. I’m dying. That’s the nature of life. It is transient – a bird flying from window to window of a lighted hall. We all know that. But it’s really hard to hold on to that … Continue reading →