Tag Archives: lung cancer

Shadow boxing…

So, today, all last-minute test results being well, I start a combined chemotherapy and immunotherapy regime. I cannot say that it is something I am looking forward to starting exactly, but as the alternative is to sit here and wither … Continue reading

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One night only

Well, I made a right hash of that. I was going to post something… then wasn’t… then thought I ought… then knew how private it was… then remembered what I’d told others. Maybe being honest might help someone else going … Continue reading

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A bit more than a break ?

The Daily Echo has not, you will have noticed, been running at full speed for the past couple of weeks. In fact, few things have been running as normal. Me least of all. About the best I can do is … Continue reading

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Feather – Leah Bracknell

Reblogged from Leah Bracknell at Something beginning with C: Don’t take away my hope, it isn’t yours to steal Stop right there Drop it! Back away Slowly Keep your hands where I can see them. Don’t take away my hope with … Continue reading

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Death and the Elephant – Leah Bracknell

According to statistics from Cancer Research UK, there are almost a thousand new cases diagnosed each day and half of us will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during our lifetimes. Medical and surgical advances now ensure that, of … Continue reading

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When No One’s Looking – a poem by Leah Bracknell

Reblogged from Something Beginning with C: You came to me last night as you promised you would Under cloak of night a million blinking night sky eyes like fire flies bearing witness to our secret rendezvous Continue reading at Something … Continue reading

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The Benefits of facing a Challenge – Leah Bracknell

Reblogged from Something beginning with C: As if life were not currently challenging enough, someone in their wisdom, namely myself, decided that more challenge was required. “Why not organise a talk?” I said to no one but myself. Seemed a … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness

“I have awoken with a fire in my belly, a good fire, one that speaks of life, a beacon in the dark, and if I place it on a high enough peak perhaps you can see it, perhaps it can … Continue reading

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