Six Down

It was daunting when we first found out that Chris’ treatment would take at least 12 months. Just think about what you can fit into a year, 365 days, what you can plan for, what you can look forward to. As the New Year bells rang signalling the start of 2016 there wasn’t the usual […]

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The day I stopped running

A friend had visited the day after Chris was diagnosed. The limbo days when we were waiting for the chest scan results. When we weren’t sure if this would be fightable or not. I was a bit lost. Lack of sleep had made my head fuzzy. I struggled with my emotions spilling over and I […]

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When the Tears Came

We knew, before we got the results of the biopsy that Chris had cancer. The GP had told him as much, the tumour had spread indicating strongly that it was malignant. When we went to officially get the results there was no shock about what we were being told, there were no tears or anger. […]

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Good weeks after tough.

It really is a rollercoaster. Life. When you think you have reached the lowest point, you’re hurtling towards a lower dip. When you have experienced a high you’re not sure this particular ride can get much higher, then it does ever so slightly. It’s so fast-moving with twists and turns you struggle to keep up. The […]

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If it were me

I try not to question why. Why out of all the people in the world this is happening to him. In dark moments it’s really hard not to ask, not to try to dissect the situation, pull it apart, look at whether something could have been done sooner to make it less, serious, less, life […]

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