Not a post I was hoping or expecting to write so soon after the bowel surgery only 6 weeks ago. Anyway I have just had another major set back as I learnt yesterday, following an appointment with Alice (my oncologist), that the cancer is potentially back in my liver. I really felt I had been through all ‘the shocks’ of this cancer journey so far, and so admittedly was completely ‘floored’ by this news.
Next steps are to get an urgent appointment with the liver cancer surgeon Alice has recommended, based down in Basingstoke. As I understand this chap is world class and so once again I am in good hands which is of course really encouraging to know. 24hrs on it has now properly sunk in and I am trying to stay positive in spite of everything. Being able to start exercising and at least feeling like I am actually ‘doing something’ will really help me now I think. With the wound from the surgery slowly getting better I hope that I can maybe consider a short run next week…I really hope so.
It now looks likely that there will now not only be the chemo (which was always part of the plan) but also more surgery….I guess I have done it before so no reason I can’t again.