Countering Colon Cancer - for the second time
When I was 26 I was diagnosed with rectal cancer (T1 N0 M0 thank goodness) but, three days ago, was diagnosed with colon cancer (staging TBC).
My first cancer journey was with a new girlfriend. 12 years on, aged 38, that beautiful lady became my wife and now we have 4 amazing kids.
My journey - our journey - starts again now.
In one week’s time (30th July 201, I’ll have a complete colectomy and I’m going to write about my journey here. Maybe it’ll help someone else to talk about difficult topics (cancer, treatment, survival, end of life and lots of other stuff) - but I know it’ll help me to be able to write about what’s going on in my head and for those of you around me to understand what’s rattling around between my ears (because it won’t always be verbalized).
So......here we go