Tag Archives: Cancer

Relatively normal

      Oh my goodness, how long has it been since I properly wrote anything here? Those of you who are distant strangers may well have feared that I was no longer around. I am! I am still very … Continue reading

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Four years on

As you’ll be aware if you’re a regular reader, there hasn’t been much ‘regular’ reading going on here for some time. But, today is the four year anniversary of my myeloma diagnosis, so it warrants acknowledgement at the very least. … Continue reading

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On being judged

Trigger Warning: This is a rant. There is some mild swearing. I am angry! I have had a rather upsetting little contretemps with a so-called friend… It happened after I posted this on Facebook: “Today will include hair colouring (if I … Continue reading

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Why I won’t be getting run over by a bus any time soon!

Originally posted on Wendy's World:
How many times have I heard that I could get run over by a bus any time or other such platitudes about how none of us know when our number is up when I…

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A meditative death

I found this post today on the InterDependence Project‘s blog, written by Nancy Thompson, about how Lou Reed died. (The InterDependence Project is a secular Buddhist Centre in New York). I want to share it for anyone else facing their own death … Continue reading

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List for Living review

After a few rather downbeat posts, it’s time to reinvigorate my blog, my attitude, my faithful followers and not least of all, myself! As previous readers will know, I have created a List for Living. I keep it updated, but … Continue reading

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Rusty…

My writing skills… my mental clarity… my English vocabulary… my concentration… my memory… all rather rusty, I’m afraid, after my vacation. Is it the sea water and sunshine perhaps, like an old Fiat car…? Maybe holiday inertia or just being … Continue reading

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