An update: I have now have had two operations to remove cancerous brain tumours. I had an MRI scan yesterday and not yet had the result. 7 weeks of radiotherapy from 8 oct-23 nov to zap it into obliteration I think. It is not how life was supposed to be but it is how it has turned out. Shame for my food blogging and food crit as I was really enjoying it. My poor parents are also having to deal with my brother in law who is worse than me with a similar thing. I would like to thank my husband and two kids for being superstars when life throws such a curve ball at us like this. Thanks for your well wishes and I shall concentrate on getting better as advised!
18 December 2012
As of mid-December I have had 33 sessions of cranio-spinal radiotherapy and my third 'tumour' has shrunk by half to about 3mm in size and has not spread. All good news. So I am feeling nauseous and wobbly but optimistic. I will need another MRI of my brain and consultant appointment in late jan 2013 and probably will have a whole day of Stereotactic Radiotherapy under general anaesthetic.
How do I feel? Sick, tired and worried. But 10 times as good as I did in August. I wish I just felt completely fine and normal but hey...the photo is of Freya's birthday cake that she made herself as I was too grotty to make one. Another side effect has been totally going off food!