Quote..“Learning to live life in the moment is part of joy“ Sarah Ban Breathnach” We both got tired of waiting! So, we’d already decided to go out and celebrate, before we saw the Doctors. Whatever the results, there were no certainties any more. and we’d better make the most of it while we could. . … Continue reading
Category Archives: Coping with cancer.
2 DAYS TO GO…..
Quote..“Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans”…John Lennon, Beautiful boy. I don’t want to wait anymore, I spend my life waiting, as most people do. I waited to grow up, I waited to finish school, I waited to qualify in my profession, I waited to find my partner in life. … Continue reading
9 days later…..
Quote “I want to reach out and grab his hand and hold it to me, right over my heart, right where it aches the most. I don’t know if doing that would heal him, or make my heart break entirely, but either way this constant hungry waiting would be over.” ― Ally Condie, Matched ——————– WordPress are … Continue reading
Quote “Were no hope is left, is left no fear” Milton. I never wanted this blog to be a miserable “woman who’s husband has cancer” moan. But, I want to be honest and walking besides a loved one with cancer is an emotional roller coaster, Yet it is part of life. I am … Continue reading
THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN…….and I hope I am a coffee bean.
Yesterday Michael had his sixth and final chemotherapy session. After all these months of hospital visits, blood tests, emergency admissions, fatigue and side effects we are finally at the end. Another ten days and he should recover from this session, This morning I took him a cup of tea and said “I’ll wake you up … Continue reading
With hindsight the worst time for us so far, was after the fourth and fifth chemotherapy sessions. I think this is why I got the writing block. Everything was so horrible at that time, that in order to cope my mind just shut off and only coped with that day, that moment in time. … Continue reading
WHERE IS DENISE..part two. .
Yesterday I did something I have not done for weeks. I stayed on the computer in my PJs till midday. I blogged and caught up with some other bloggers, Facebook and emails. After dinner (lunch) I started to vacuum and dampdust, but the continuing rainy day outside added to my growing sense of gloom, … Continue reading
WHERE IS DENISE?…..
A very strange thing has happened. For the past couple of weeks I have hardly been able to turn on the internet, let alone blog, Facebook, emails and all my favourite regular blogs have remained unread……. To my regular blogging and facebook friends. I feel really guilty about this, but I am sure things will … Continue reading
Not much inspiration for blogging this past weeks. My life has become a round of hospital appointments, hospital admissions and chemotherapy sessions. In addition I juggle to keep going to WORK at same hospital, so it feels as if I live there. I feel that it is really important that I go with Michael for … Continue reading
THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING?…..
With Michael in hospital, and spending nights alone, ….. no more TV dramas about murders, or serial killers for me, I stick to documentaries or comedy. So the other night I watched a very interesting documentary The truth about personality The presenter Michael Mosley is a self confessed pessimist and negative thinker. He wanted … Continue reading