Temp Control

I’m becoming a little obsessed with checking everyone’s temperature Well, not everyone, I’m not walking down the street armed with a thermometer checking how hot or cold people are. I check the kids at the first sign of them being under the weather and I get Mr C to check his temperature. Everyday. There’s a […]

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Thanks for being D*cks

Chemo weeks are tough. Stating the obvious! They’re bloody horrific for Chris, and I don’t ever, ever dream of comparing how tough they are for me to what he goes through. They are nowhere near the same level. For me they’re mentally as well as physically tiring. I spend the week very tense, although I […]

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There’s no such thing as karma

I no longer believe there’s any such thing as karma. It simply doesn’t exist. I also no longer believe that good things happen to good people. There I’ve said it. They don’t. Bad shit happens to good people, the best people all of the time. It’s always the good that leave this world to soon. […]

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So Far They’re Doing Ok.

I’m aware that we’re still very early on in Chris’ treatment plan. Although already it feels like we’ve lived this for far too long. My wonderful kiddies are doing ok. So far. We make effort to keep things normal, ticking over and they take everything in their stride. There are signs, particularly in the weeks Chris […]

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It’s Not Just Hair

Everyday on this journey, since cancer has entered our lives, I’m learning. Learning how to cope, how to juggle, how to adapt. Learning about the side affects of the drug that is trying to save the person I love. Learning that I’ve been wrong. I always felt empathy with cancer patients whose hair fell out. That is […]

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