Posted by: purpleandrew | July 12, 2010

The chemo starts to bite

It has been a difficult couple of days, the post “i’ll be OK” after the first chemo session has well and truly passed and Leslie is now in a lot of pain. Her joints are sore “like having glass knees” and her legs and arms ache.

It is difficult for Leslie to find a comfortable place or position to sleep, so she rests as best she can, but i know it hurts, i can see it in her eyes.

We shall see if this continues tomorrow and if so, we will call in for help.

My situation doesn’t help, i am still having severe night sweats and this makes it worse for Leslie.

Still, we know that we shall get through this and look back at it as a necessary evil when we are old and in our dotage, rocking on some porch with our teeth in a jar and a very nice glass of fermented grape juice in our hands.

But that is a very very long way off, i mean WAY OFF!!

So, remember to tell your loved ones you love them, say it mean it. It costs nothing and means everything.

This is purpleandrew signing off, tired, no knackered in fact, and i feel a long night coming on.



  1. When you are writing like this, at some level you seem to be really RIGHTING things … the only way you purple shamen can 😉 Much love to you both. Jane xx

  2. I only wish I could be there to help you get through this but if love can help just a little bit Stephan, Jacky and myself send bundles of it .XXX

  3. sending love & healing for both of you xxx

  4. Lots of love and healing to you both xXx

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