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Radio 2 – Breast Cancer Part 13

I’ve hit the wall – 10 days into radiotherapy, five more to go and suddenly, sitting still seems such a good idea. Gazing at my laptop screen, planning what I would do if I could be arsed. Listening to Snatam … Continue reading

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Radio Routine – Breast Cancer Part 12

    Simon Patterson, ‘Cosmic Wallpaper’ My brain runs riot, my eyes jiggle and jump. My dreams are escape plans to nowhere; reconsidered, reconstituted ¬†relationships; obstacle races through unfathomable mazes.¬† My heart pounds, my head aches. I’m coming off Citalopram. … Continue reading

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Monsters – Breast Cancer Part 10

Print by Jan Irvine ‘Can I book you in for radiotherapy ?’ ‘But I haven’t had my results yet, it’s on Friday?’ ‘Oh, it’s just routine, just in case.’ Wham. I feel fine, I LOOK fine but who knows what’s … Continue reading

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Cancer is Caused by Anger – Breast Cancer Part 5

Twice in the last week I have been told by friends that cancer is caused by anger, i.e it’s my fault. Sod genetics and smoking, it’s the hissy fits that have brought me down. I am angry that I’ve got … Continue reading

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Crazy- Breast Cancer Part 3

‘Blue Nude’ Roy Lichtenstein I’m not in charge…I’ve abdicated. I have to let the white coats sort it. Like Jerry passed it over to me. Like other friends are working as a team with their partners. I have been sorting … Continue reading

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Tits – Breast Cancer Part 1

photo: Helmut Newton I love my tits. I really do. They have fed three children and amused men. My nipples are enormous. I blame my mother. I was mortified when the obstetrician at Hammersmith, when pregnant with Jamie Matthew George … Continue reading

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