Tag Archives: women with cancer

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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“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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“How long was I out there?”

Hello I’ve just come back from the … *holds hand up* just a sec while I get my breath … the gym.  A nice young man with muscles on his muscles has agreed to the dubious honour of watching me … Continue reading

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Why Not Quite Ripley you ask …

Originally posted on Not Quite Ripley:
One of my favourite film scenes ever was always near the climax of Aliens.  Slightly annoyingly screamy moppet Newt is being menaced by the Alien Queen when suddenly “whirr CLUNK” our heroine Ripley appears in her…

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