I am ready to break up, we will just do a biopsy to make sure.

I had my fingers stuck in my ears, la la la laaaaa, no I don’t want to hear what you do in a biopsy to ascertain whether or not you got all the cancer in my throat and tonsils. You have prefaced this description by saying it is barbaric. Enough said. May 2019 and IContinue reading “I am ready to break up, we will just do a biopsy to make sure.”

French Onion Soup with Gruyere & Garlic Croutons

Ingredients 6 large brown onions (peeled, halved and thinly sliced) 4 tablespoons of butter 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1.5 tablespoon of minced garlic ( reserve some for the croutons) ¼ cup of plain flour ½ cup dry white or red wine 2 sprigs of fresh thyme 6 cups of beef stock or broth (useContinue reading “French Onion Soup with Gruyere & Garlic Croutons”

A birthday I never want to repeat 2019

June 2019 – September 2019 As I write, it is the 15th day of December 2019. It has been over a year since my surgery and 10 months post chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It occured to me that I have some rather larger “holes” to fill in my cancer journey. I had a PET scan onContinue reading “A birthday I never want to repeat 2019”

My Shoes no longer fit me…

“People are very well meaning and can sympathise but rarely empathise, it’s almost impossible, which for me makes it so hard…hard to explain and hard for others to comprehend.” Since I started this journey over a year ago (when I noticed symptoms) the last few weeks have shown me not only the strength within myselfContinue reading “My Shoes no longer fit me…”

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