Spare a thought for the ‘spectators’

San Diego Dan has been investigating the Facebook Prostate Cancer support group. One comment he made was “one person spoke of how her husband was sleeping upwards of 20 hours per day.” which would make you an insomniac if you were a koala but is not so good for homo sapiens. But that set me to thinking about how having prostate cancer can affect those around you (or me) – the ‘spectators’. They have to put up with my irritability, lethargy, concerns and a host of other things with no thought of thanks. I am grateful for their support whether it is just a ‘like’ on this blog, the invitation round for tea, a visit or more. Continue reading “Spare a thought for the ‘spectators’”

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Time is leaking out of my Laptop

They say time is a constant but is that really true? Back in April when I was in a side-room on a Ward following my Beetroot episode I mused on whether time ran at the same rate in the side-room as it did on the main Ward. I have pondered this again this week. There are other times when time drags – or slips away. And it’s not just the minutes and seconds causing grief. Tracking whole days can be a challenge – I have had to think really hard to work out that today (or yesterday, or even the day before that by the time you read this) is Wednesday. With a day in bed and normal routines aborted the week had completely lost its shape, but now that schools are back it might start to make sense again. Continue reading “Time is leaking out of my Laptop”