Cycle 5 and the marathon

I just got back from cycle 5 day 1 and thought I would get this up before I fall asleep! Yesterday I had an appointment with the doc and as far as treatment goes the plan is basically to carry on until something changes… so I either start to have a bad reaction to the chemo or it stops being effective and the tumour starts to get bigger again. I’m due to have another CT scan around the middle of October to see what’s going on. Today the chemo went nice and smoothly, though the second infusion ended up being…

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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…

Cycle 3 and Run 1

It’s getting to the point now where I need to decide for definite if I am going to take part in the Yorkshire Marathon. It’s about 13 weeks to go and just enough time to build up to the distance if I want to do it but if I leave it much longer I won’t be ready. It’s also been a good few month’s since I last went running – back in February! I decided this morning to head out and do a mile and just see how it goes, in short it could have gone better. I hit quarter…