Sunday, 24 February 2008

Extraordinary Rendition to Manchester.....

...........thats what a friend of mine called it.  I found it very amusing and very appropriate as thats exactly what it feels like !

Ive been up there so many times now surely I qualify as an unofficial member of Oasis?

Poor Manchester will never get a good press from me Im afraid - all it conjours up is memories of dreadful days and sleepless nights.

Prof H is allowing me to set the pace for the next week.  We have tried both 8 hour and 12 gaps between treatments and to be honest Id rather just have it banged in as often as possible before I lose my nerve and start whining to go home.  This way I should manage to get a fair few in and hopefully be allowed home about Thursday.  4 days isnt so bad for me psycologically - I suffer from awful home sickness and this combined with the nasty side effects means I lose my determination by then.  Research has shown that its not the timing of the doses that counts - but the overall number, so Im hoping for another 5 or 6 which will be really good.

Ive had a nice couple of weeks rest but to be honest Im only just starting to feel 'normal' again.  It seems to take me a good 2-3 weeks to recover and even now Im still plagued by the itching.  My skin has the weird texture of a Rhinos bum which isnt attractive so Im hoping that will resovle itself soon !

The kids seem to have inherited my quirky sense of humour and have bought me a single chicken fillet - which I will definitely need when most of the rest of my right boob is removed soon.

Martin said a rolled up pair of socks would do the job just as well - Men huh?

Take care everyone and Ill see you soon God willing....










jeadie05 said...

You know you take all our love with you as you go into this next week ,I pray you can stay strong ,love your sense of humour Jan xx

pharmolo said...

Keep smiling, Jane, you'll be just fine. How about a Galia melon?

cayasm said...

Humour can be the best medicine sometimes, good luck for this week, sending good thoughts and best wishes.


mortonlake said...

glad  my  ravings  make  you  smile  love.        because  your  journal  fills  me   with awe.         you rock              good  luck.  and   my  thoughts  and  prayers  go  with  you.                take  care             mort  xxx

momiscool2 said...

Hi, I'm new to your journal - My name is Michelle. I'm keeping you in my thought's and prayers.

faircolleen said...

Im thinking of you and praying for you and willing you on so hard. . .please know that Im always checking out your journal to see that you are ok.

sugarsweet056 said...

Hi Jane, so nice to meet you.
My name's Sugar & I was diagnosed with Uterine Cancer in March '07.
Hope you'll come visit my journal, & look on the side bar, you'll see a bunch of little tags of those with devastating illnesses, you can click on each tag to visit that person, & leave a few supportive words...I'm having one made for you too, as requested by Guido. :)
Know that I'm here for you, anytime. Sending up prayers.
Hugs, & God bless,
private journal, email for admittance

sugarsweet056 said...

Please in previous comment is wrong. Here's the right one...

pamal3 said...

I am praying for you Jane. Sending you loads of love and strength. Love Pam xx