Tag Archives: cancer

A (possibly) dead husband and a stolen Christmas parcel (Rousse)

Life had been difficult since TPR died of cancer, but I resolved to lead as ‘normal’ a life as possible, and went to work as usual. I needed to tell the powers that be that the arrangement for collecting deliveries … Continue reading

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A hospital romance (Rousse)

The cancer ward proved a fertile hunting ground for a new husband. There I was courted by a tall dark French man. Meanwhile my mother patiently waited for me in the café.

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An urgent need to learn Braille (Rousse)

I was incredulous when the hospital doctor (an SL lookalike) told me that I had both diabetes and breast cancer. ‘But all my relations die of heart disease!’ I protested. Then he informed me that I would go blind within … Continue reading

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Life as a limbless torso (Rousse)

I couldn’t believe that anyone could be so cheerful after having all her limbs chopped off. My friend peered up at me from the grubby stretcher and said that she was just grateful that they had removed the cancer. I … Continue reading

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