Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mush, Rudolph, mush!

Having the n.g. tube removed reminded of another tube I had removed which I did not mention at the time.  Thinking about it I guess it’s no surprise that the painful removal of a catheter is something you expunge from … Continue reading

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I Love the taste of mush!

Before I start the next post, I want to say a word of thanks to everyone who has wished me well, who has offered support to both me and Phylly and a special thanks to all those who have actually … Continue reading

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Hospital Life

Okay, before we start on the new post my darling wife pointed out a couple of errors in the previous post: 1.   Manuka, spelled with a ‘k’ 2.   I spelled oedema without the ‘o’, so had written the … Continue reading

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The ins and outs of my body

So what’s going in, what’s coming out and how many tubes?  Well, I have a line into my left arm for certain drugs and I know that will move around when they look to take blood etc. I have a … Continue reading

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Now we start the engine…

20.05.2011   The descent continues… Had the biopsies yesterday and spoke this morning with Dr S and the oncologist.  Although they do not have the results back they have pictures and the plan is a more radical surgery to take … Continue reading

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It was a testing, testing time

So, there you are I am diagnosed.  In shock.  Feeling overwhelmed, fraudulent, sick.  Then the fun started.  First up was the gastric fibroscopy, 14th April, followed by the bronchial a week later.  Actually, before I describe the appointments I just … Continue reading

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Pardon me boy, is that the Cancertooga choo choo?

How do you react when you are diagnosed?  What goes through your mind? Here’s my diary entry from the day after diagnosis: 13.04.2011 Cancer.  I was diagnosed yesterday.  I don’t know what to say right now.  I found a lump … Continue reading

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