Category Archives: cancer

I’m So Bo-o-r-ed With The Hospital

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while but the process of hurry up and wait has been the way of things currently, hurry up we’re close to removing the drain, no, wait let’s give it longer to be sure. Although … Continue reading

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Blowing Up My Balloon

Okay, let’s get the fun part of the news out of the way first. Last night my chest drain tube was clamped at 20.00h to see whether I can function okay without it, prior to a good x-ray and then … Continue reading

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My Day Is Just Like Yours, Only In A White Box

Apologies for not posting recently, I have been letting the hospital experience wash over and through me. I shall talk of my routine but first I’ll tell you of my visit from Dr B this morning. I have been waiting … Continue reading

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Like Piccadilly Circus Here, Mate!

I’m out and done and the middle lobe of my right lung is gone. I bandied about that the operation was the full thoracotomy, based on the amount of time taken and the size and shape of the upper scar … Continue reading

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Pre-Admitting to Two Pricks

1st- 2nd June Yesterday was the chat with the anaesthetist, where he outlined what was to happen and to take some medical history. He went over the process of the surgery again, the thoroscopy with three points of entry, one … Continue reading

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Surgery To Come – The Serious Shit

Yesterday we had the consultation with Dr B, (a completely different Dr B to the previous Dr B) the surgeon, to talk about how we go from here. This was an early morning trip down to Vannes and the Clinique … Continue reading

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Every Breath You Take

23rd May A brilliant summery morning, the sun streaming through the windscreen and highlighting all the dirt, dust and bugs as I drive to Pontivy for my lung function testing. Must think long and hard about cleaning the car before … Continue reading

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