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by Janine

What a year! I turned 48, I was diagnosed with cancer and I’ve completed 48 chemo sessions. I love the

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Leaf Autumn changing like a tumour dissolving
by Janine

OK Mr Tumour or more accurately Messrs Tumours. Listen up.  Yep, all four of you.  You know who you are. 

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Smile for five minutes
by Janine

Last week and this week have been soooo much better.  Less tears.  While the black cloud of overwhelm still lurks,

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by Janine

Hello Blog.  I’ve missed you.  I’ve been writing to you, in my head, a lot.  There have been many opening

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by Janine

My blood spurts everywhere like a regular Fright Night or Halloween movie.  The nurse is trying to put a cannula

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by Janine

I’m going to be sick. I’m running to the bathroom. I’m not going to make it.  I’m scanning for basins

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by Janine

It may not be very British but I’m going to talk about money.  When this Myeloma journey started, my hubby

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by Janine

I have learned a lot about generosity over the last few months.  Generosity is something I now realise I have

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by Janine

I bopped down the hospital corridor towards the Chemo Unit (listening to a bit of Adele) and started thinking back

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by Janine

I am vegetable. Literally. I am consuming so many of them and have lost weight (under 65kg) either through this

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