Oligodendroglioma, Radiotherapy, Seizure

Waiting for the shoe to drop

Although I knew full well that it takes around two weeks for any radiotherapy side effects to show themselves, it's hard not to interpret each and every twinge during the first half of my six weeks of daily radiotherapy as A Sign. Is this tired feeling a symptom of the treatment, a side effect of… Continue reading Waiting for the shoe to drop

Hospital, Seizure

Black Friday

After leaving hospital, we headed home, against my mum's better judgement. She wanted me to stay with her and my dad so they could look after me. I was wrung out and just wanted my own bed.  Friends reassured me that half the people who have a seizure never have another. It's just one of… Continue reading Black Friday

My left hand, frozen and unable to move

So it begins

Fair warning - this post is a bit serious and grim. This blog will get better, honestly. Well, there'll be more crap jokes anyway. Before, everything was normal. There were good days, there were bad days and there were lots of in between days. Get up, go to work, come home, spend time with the… Continue reading So it begins