Happy New Year everyone. I hope 2011 will be THE YEAR that we all enjoy good health, happiness and freedom from worry of any sort.
This post is going to be a mixture of information – things I have forgotten to post about recently and a further brief update on my health situation.
First catch-up is a couple of photos of my youngest grandson Tyler who took part in the musical production of Seussical – based of course on the Dr Seuss books. He was one of the Who’s but I didn’t see much of him on stage because he is so small he kept being hidden behind the larger kids. However, he enjoyed it and it was a great production.
Tyler with his certificate.
My dear friend Anne came over before Christmas with this scrumptious Christmas cake she had made for me. And yes, it tastes as great as it looks. Thanks from the bottom of my heart Anne.
Let’s get the never-ending health report over with now. I’m still very sore after the operation though it isn’t as painful as it was. Just yearning for a good night’s sleep without waking up because I have tried to lie on my side or tummy and it is hurting me. I do so hate sleeping on my back all the time!
My surgeon rang and had the results of the biopsy. Wait for it …. the tumour wasn’t the original fallopian/ovarian cancer nor was it the suspected thyroid cancer. No, it was something different again. It is (or hopefully was) plasmacytoma – a cancer that forms in the marrow of the bone. To say I was gob-smacked is an understatement so now have to go back to Oncology on the 12th January when no doubt they will have decided what to do with me next and will explain it further. In the meantime I am making some decisions myself as I have decided that past treatments of radiation added to the radiation that I think I received as a child in England has contributed to all these cancers. So I am going to do some investigating and will start by sending a request form I have for past records from the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. That is if they have kept these records from so long ago and can find them buried deep in their archives! I need some answers as the reason why all of this is happening to me is driving me crazy!
Hope you are all enjoying the holiday season. In my next post I will share with you some of the lovely hand made Christmas cards I received.
Take care and drive safely.