MarySmith’sPlace – Cancer Diary #05

Mary Smith's Place

Sunday, October 04

The countdown to the second chemo cycle has begun. On Wednesday they’ll check my bloods, on Thursday I’ll start on steroids again, on Friday I’ll have toxic drugs dripped into me and on Saturday I’ll take anti-nausea pills and, as they are what caused the constipation last time, I’ll have my liquorice at the ready. I promise I won’t eat too much of it!

I’m hoping it won’t be very much worse than the first dose but those in the know say the side effects become progressively more severe so I’m kind of expecting next weekend not to be great. But who knows?

I certainly didn’t expect to feel as well as I have this last week. The weather has, mostly, been pretty good, which always helps my mood. Yesterday it rained all day and I wasn’t out at all but on other days I’ve been out…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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13 Responses to MarySmith’sPlace – Cancer Diary #05

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Keep it up Mary 💜

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  2. Mary Smith says:

    Thank you for reblogging, Sue.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. joylennick says:

    Seriously rooting for you both, Sue and Mary. Hope the outcome is better than expected this week, Mary. Love to you both. xx

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Thank you for sharing, Sue. Hope you’re doing well.

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  5. I think the pair of you are bloody wonderful!

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