As we entered the last week in January and week 3 of my diagnosis the fun memories of NYE seemed a very distant memory. Monday morning was here. My wife and parents around me for support we got in the car and drove the 5 or so miles to the hospital. Never had a I … Continue reading Week 3, The results!
True to Dr Watsons word, a day after my appointment with him and his team I received an appointment to have an Ultra sound on my testis that week and an appointment with the Urology consultant the following week. The NHS once again performing in a time of need. I arrived at Doncaster hospital (DRI) … Continue reading Week 4, Urology team & telling friends.
Ok, so my last blog finished with the line....Next stop, Sheffield Cancer hospital....however I thought a trip Robin (my wife) and I made to Chatsworth House the weekend before was an important part of this journey so here's a bit of context. Apart from being one of the grandest stately homes in the UK and … Continue reading Taking time out…Trip to Chatsworth.
February. Some may describe it as a dull, dark and uneventful month. Me on the other hand has always loved February, why? It's my birthday month and I love birthdays!! February 2018 though, was no normal birthday month. My birthday fell on a Monday (12th February) and as luck would have it, so did my … Continue reading Week 5 & 6, My 34th Birthday, & Western Park
Friendships come in all different forms. We all have our close friends, friends we see once in a blue moon, friends who live far away but talk to regularly, 'Facebook' friends and of course long lost friends. Little did I know a friendship I'd made through my school years was about to help me out … Continue reading Some much needed last minute advice…