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Powerchairs and racing – Video update

 Correction – the seeyorkrunyork turpin challenge is on the Saturday not the Sunday as in the video… Whoops


Post holiday update

It’s been a while since my last update, I didn’t even bother with an update for day 8 of chemo this time ( spoiler alert – it was uneventful and normal 🙂 ) so it has been a few weeks. In that time we have had an amazing break away with 7 nights in the lakes. Wigton to be precise ( near Penrith ) and took a total of 3403 photos of which I will now go through each and every one with you…… ok maybe not but i’ve added a handful in the gallery below. We had a little…

Playing hooky from chemo

Super short update today, I was supposed to have been in yesterday ( Friday ) for my chemo top up on day 8, but it turns out I’ve developed a lovely infection over the last few days. They are pretty strict on these things with instructions to call them with anything more than a runny nose ( pretty much lol ) so we called them up early Friday and was asked to head in early to be checked out. A quick test later and Dr Belvedere decided it wasn’t worth going ahead this time and stuck me on a course…

medical trial

The Chemo Day

It finally came around, around a full month has passed since first diagnosed and I made it in for cycle one day one of my medical trial. Nervous? No, surprisingly not. It’s not like I was going in for major surgery or anything, very little could actually go wrong and in the event of any bad reaction I would be surrounded by specialist nurses to get me sorted out. Kari was nervous though, enough for the both of us! Advised to take an overnight bag ( just in case ) and a picnic for lunch we rolled up just before…