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When Dolly met Kevin – a love story

So the scan results were good in that its not the cancer landing on a major organ in the little roulette game it’s playing in my lymph system.  Whatever the tummy and back pain is can be halted by various … Continue reading

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The CT scan – a handy cut out and keep guide.

Hello, sorry I’ve been a bit quiet recently.  I’ve been both busy doing legal paperwork, which is now pretty much sorted, and coping with a bit of back/tummy pain which has had me reaching for the various pills and potions … Continue reading

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Blue bird of Happiness….

OK I fibbed about the weekly update but in my defence I’ve had a frozen shoulder and blah, blah ….I went for an X-ray on Friday because when you’re in my position there’s always a bit of an “oh, let’s … Continue reading

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In which Ripley has a bit of a sit down and reads the papers….

I’ve been meaning to blog before now.  Before “the news” (yes I did pause to make air quotation marks then) the idea was a weekly -ish blog about other stuff as I assumed I didn’t have to be Not Quite … Continue reading

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“Don’t be afraid. I’m part of the family.”

That is a quote from Alien 3.  When naming a blog after a film you should be wary of sequels.  I wasn’t going to write this yet but I promised I would and in a strange way I wanted to … Continue reading

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“Well look where your team is”

You do know I’ve been using Ripley quotes recently don’t you? OK. (because I’d have said “are”)  Anyhoo. So last Thursday was interesting.  I was late for my meeting with fab new consultant – FNC for short.  Traffic was bad. … Continue reading

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“What kind of thing? I need a clear definition.”

I really hesitated before I fired up the laptop about this gang but I’ve always said I’ll be honest.  So here goes.  Yesterday I went to the Royal Free Hospital to get the results of my latest MRI scan.  Well … Continue reading

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