My first treatment

Holy hell this hurts! I had my first session of treatment on Friday, and was warned at the time that the pain would get worse before it gets better. But holy hell! This hurts! This was a one of treatment with the intention of helping reduce the pain around my pelvis, before starting my main treatment on the medical trial ( which will be in another blog post soon ). A single session of radiotherapy on my pelvis. It all sounded rosy and while they did explain, several times, the side effects perhaps I underestimated how much they would affect…

Well fuck – getting you upto speed

Ok, Well Hi! So as you may¬† have guessed – I have cancer. I was diagnosed early may after a long drawn out period of illness and doctors getting it wrong – as it actually started way back in January. The year started with me making some ambitious plans for my running. I was to cover 1000 miles over the course of the year, beat my time for the Yorkshire Marathon and finally get a six pack among other things. Instead, at some point in January I started to feel ill and over the course of the next few months…