Monthly Archives: August 2011

Good News…

On Monday and Tuesday morning, I was sad, angry, frustrated and scared about starting my next round of chemo.  This was compounded by having to take steroids, which caused me to behave like a two year old.  I threw temper … Continue reading

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Hair

Today my beautiful cutely cut hair started to fall out. Feeling a little lost, I haven’t bought my wig yet and from my early encounters with headscarves I either look like a middle-aged middle eastern lady or a romanian peasant … Continue reading

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Treatment

Tuesday I thought I was prepared for my first chemo session.  I went to acupuncture, a yoga class and dressed up to feel good in my favourite dress.  Lauren downloaded ”This American life’ and ‘Wait Wait don’t tell me’ podcasts … Continue reading

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Sugar

Before I left work a colleague stood beside my desk, flipped her hair and stated ‘no sugar, no white flour’.  She definitively added ‘sugar causes cancer’.   I wanted to give her a big hug and tell her how she … Continue reading

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