HRT cat v dog standoff
by Janine

Boobs I flashed my boobs to three women I barely know today.  Actually, it was less of a flash and

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Steam and Shower
by Janine

A fire has started at the bottom of my ribs.  It caught hold in an instant.  Creeping upwards, slowly at

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HAIR1 mohamed nohassi 531501 unsplash - Pulling my hair out
by Janine

I’d be pulling my hair out over the steroid incident (see last post) or I would be, if it wasn’t

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matthew henry 58760 unsplash dog - Mistake.  Give me my steroids, NOW!
by Janine

Sick as a dog, thank you Chemo.  I am meant to be on top form tomorrow.  It’s hubby’s very special

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jaguarcompactumbrella - Brolly Boo Hoo
by Janine

Ahoy there…you may think I’ve been on some desert island and that accounts for my lack of communication.  You’d be

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IMG 2969 - Arnie and Self Sizing
by Janine

Dr L turned to his colleague and said, ‘for someone with Myeloma, Janine’s immune system is a Schwarzenegger’.  Hey Arnie,

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IMG 2858 - A year ago
by Janine

A year ago, test results confirmed the specialist suspicions; I have terminal cancer, Multiple Myeloma.  There is no cure.  A

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Hubby Support
by Janine

Boo! Did I change career over the last month of 2017, become a lead actor in a thriller? This thing

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para protein
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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