All the tests…

So today was MRI, Ultrasound and CT scan. I didn’t find the MRI bad at least. Before starting, they had to put a cannula in my arm. She said I had ‘well used veins’ and I wondered if she thought I was a drug addict. She then asked if I’d had a lot of blood tests…

When you first find out about chemo…

So yesterday was fun. Turns out I need chemotherapy. And then surgery. Chemo is going to be… insane. I start with a one-off session of three full days, then I have three weeks off for my body to build back up again. And then I start my cycles – four days a week for three…

First meeting with the Oncologist

Today I’m meeting with my oncologist. He’s a specialist in rare sarcomas. That’s good, I feel! I’m not sure what he’s going to say to me. I’m taking my boyfriend along for moral support. On Monday I have all my scans – CT, MRI and an ultrasound, and we’ll find if it’s spread to my…

So… Apparently I have Cancer

There’s no point in beating around the bush, yesterday a dental specialist told me I have cancer in my jaw. Bone cancer. Sarcoma. I literally have no idea what that is. He apologised a lot and kept asking if I wanted to ask him questions. I didn’t know what to ask him. He seemed very…