Fearmongering about painkillers – codeine

TW Discussion of suicide So  I'll preface this post with the following - I am not someone who uses codeine frequently.  I don't suffer from any form of chronic pain, and apart from when recovering from surgery, will probably have medication containing codeine about once every 4 - 6 … Continue reading

A weekend of erasure

Trigger warning for biphobia and bi erasure The main stream media (MSM) is not very good at discussing bisexuality.  They tend towards the old myth of "straight, gay or lying", which means that for the most part people who don't identify as straight, gay or lesbian, tend to end up with one of … Continue reading

Breasts and cancer

It's been a while since I've posted here, I've recovered from radiotherapy (harder mentally than surgery because you're completely exhausted), I've travelled to India (will blog more about that later), and it's almost Christmas. I've been collecting some articles about breast cancer, the cost of … Continue reading

Cancer Update: Radiotherapy Day 6

So I've had a few days of radiotherapy now, and thought I'd provide a general update as to how it is. So I rock up at the hospital, sign in and be advised if my appointment for the following day/week has changed, go to the waiting area, and hang about and wait.  The waiting usually isn't for … Continue reading