Monthly Archives: November, 2012

So many with MBC think that no one cares

“The first time round I never had to cook a meal and everyone came to help”.  “The first time round the hospital couldn’t do enough to support me, but this time it seems to be ‘here is your next appointment and there is the door’”.  “The first time round” is of course having Early Stage …

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Tea for two at Harrods

Yesterday was one of those perfect days that leaves you with a smile when you think about it.  I went to London to meet a friend who was on a stop over in London (Flight Attendant) from the US and I have to say that it was magical.  Meeting June, Tea at Harrods, seeing London …

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Emotions and trust

Emotions are normal, especially when you are dealing with MBC, but this aspect is often overlooked by the medical profession, and is misunderstood by us as well.  Who is going to accept this diagnosis without emotion?  Who leaves the hospital and punches the air with delight?  There is no right, or wrong, way of dealing …

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TW3 – an amazing week!

In the 60’s there was a TV programme on the BBC called ‘That Was The Week That Was’, or TW3.  I have to say that this has been an amazing week with one new addition to the family just two days before another member of the family became a legal adult.  Of course I use …

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Remembrance Sunday 2012

On this day 94 years ago at 11am the guns fell silent on the Western Front and World War One ended.  Today is Armistice Day. Personally I remember my great uncle who died 4 January 1917 aged 65 in East Africa, and his eldest son who was also called Frederick Selous who died 4 January 1918 …

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Back on-line

So about three weeks ago my old PC gave up the ghost and stopped working.  Upon further inspection it was realised that it was beyond help, so sadly I have had to let it go to the great PC recycler in the sky.  Yesterday I picked up my new PC and today I picked up …

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