Category Archives: cancer

latest entry …… new ideas.

Yet again too long in posting. Going through much – physically, mentally, but it has led me to a slight change in view point. The heart problems worsen, the Myeloma seems to be doing better, despite the side effects of … Continue reading

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A new year.

This is being written on new years eve 2015 – 2016 looms. The end of the most challenging year of my life. I has been a lengthy period since my last blog, caused by treatment induced lack of enthusiasm. I … Continue reading

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Kill or cure?

In days gone by doctors/surgeons/apothecaries had often novel ways to deal with sickness. One of these was the use of leeches to suck blood from the poor hapless victim of illness. Occasionally this was useful – as in the leeches … Continue reading

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You have what?

……… It’s odd having a fatal disease when you look okay . Its early stages so I don’t look sick. I feel dodgy but I can’t put my finger on what it is that I feel, but everyone around seems … Continue reading

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Robinson.

My mothers maiden name was Robinson. This is of no real consequence except that to people stranded on desert islands the name may have some significance. People stranded on desert islands need a certain approach to life if survival is … Continue reading

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Dilemmas and dreams.

I haven’t posted for some time, the reason being that my positiveness has been escaping me. Its probably not a great idea to write stuff like blogs on the subject under consideration whilst down, in the same way its usually … Continue reading

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A Lifetime?

What is a lifetime? Is it a set number of years the statisticians use to measure a period in history? ….. or is it a flexible period of time we use to denote  lengthy periods in our lives? Or – … Continue reading

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The importance of being alive.

I read an article today in the online journal “The Atlantic”. Interestingly it was (re)posted by an ex primary school student of mine who has just received her PhD in Psychology from Cambridge University (OMG ….. where did the time … Continue reading

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Regrets and mistakes ………

…….. are memories made. When the moment comes for us to die, all we really have is our memories, memories created over a lifetime. A lifetime of decisions made, interactions with  people, and choices which have forged the ongoing  course … Continue reading

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The real killer.

I have formed a belief over the years that the main problem in maintaining health is stress. Stress is often called “The silent killer.” I believe this to be true, and I, like many countless people over time have sought … Continue reading

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