Strength, Courage and Wisdom

A couple of people have sent me the link to Angelina Jolie’s piece in the New York Times on 14th May 2013 that talks about her decision to have a double mastectomy, the process of which started in February just like mine did. In her case, she has the BRCA1 gene and is able to…More

I want a dog

Ah… Now *this* is what I was expecting to feel like 6 weeks ago! At least I dodged it for the first 2! 😦 Headache Eyes hurt Throat dry Loss of balance Weird wobbly feeling in my legs Veins hurt Neck aches Queasy I think despite a promising start (lunch with my sister after treatment…More

We are family

Everyone can see we’re together, as we walk on by And we fly just like birds of a feather, I won’t tell no lie All of the people around us they say, Can they be that close Just let me state for the record… We’re giving love in a family dose. We are family, I got all my sisters with…More

Come on, Eileen

These people ’round here With their beat down eyes sunk in smoke dried faces They’re resigned to what their fate is But not us, (no never) no not us (no never) We are far to young and clever (Remember) Toora loora toora loo rye aye Eileen, I’ll hum this tune forever Today was both weirder,…More

Ring the bells

Ring the bells, wake the town, Everyone is sleeping. Shout at the crowd, wake them up This anger’s deeper than sleep. Got to keep awake to what is happening. I can’t see a thing through my ambitions, I no longer feel like God is watching over me Got to tell the world we’ve all been dreaming This is not the…More