Monthly Archives: August 2011

I’m wired but not tired

Yesterday and an appointment with Dr S.  He checked over my wired jaw and declared himself satisfied.  It’s going well, the jaw is solid under his manipulations and he says we are on target to have them removed  in three … Continue reading

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Radio, radio

Treatment number three today, which leaves approximately 27 more to go over the next five odd weeks.  Also saw Dr D, my man who looks like Harpo Marx.  He informed me that the machine is targeting correctly and that all … Continue reading

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I’m In The Middle Of A Chain Reaction…

Today was the first proper day of irradiation.  Yesterday was the simulation.  So I will say I’m glad to be started and on this particular path.  Soonest started, soonest ended.  Before all that let’s talk unwanted gifts… Flynn, our Siamese … Continue reading

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Ahuh huh

I forgot that yesterday was the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, 1977.  I forgot because I was being a complete bastard yesterday.  I won’t apologise only because sometimes you need to be separate and within yourself but I wasn’t very … Continue reading

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Who is that masked man?

To the Radiology department of the clinic in Vannes today to have my mask fired and to be marked for the radiotherapy.  We sat in the waiting area and stared at the plastic chairs.  They were clear plastic though slightly … Continue reading

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Just the nodes, ma’am

Went back to Vannes to see Dr D. and find out exactly when radio will start and what the plan is as I have my jaw wired.  It’s been over two weeks since I had the jaw op and despite … Continue reading

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Christmas in August?

They say (They say?) that in the chest of every diehard cynic beats the heart of a romantic.  It’s why cynics are as they are, constantly hoping for love, generosity and harmony and constantly being disappointed by the venality, closed … Continue reading

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