“IT SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING FROM A HARRY POTTER MOVIE!”

“I’M SO SORRY, WHAT DID YOU SAY IT WAS CALLED AGAIN During the time I was recently in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE), I had built up a good relationship with all the staff on Ward 102. There was some staff that I got on a lot better with than others, but these thingsContinue reading ““IT SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING FROM A HARRY POTTER MOVIE!””

THE NEW REGIME

IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME There has been a few times this week that certainly have had its moments here on Ward 102 at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh (RIE). It really has been a hard week, especially as I thought that I would have been back home with Kirsty and Nathan. Every time that IContinue reading “THE NEW REGIME”

SARCOMA UK ARTICLE ON PROG IN THE PARK

It must have been not long after 03.15 on Saturday morning when we all got back from Edinburgh Airport after a great family holiday in Lara Beach Antalya Turkey  🇹🇷  Once we got home, it was a matter of putting Nathan to bed and then checking the mail that had been delivered over the timeContinue reading “SARCOMA UK ARTICLE ON PROG IN THE PARK”

FINDING MY WAY

HELLO, IT’S BEEN A WHILE There’s been a steady flow of friends etc getting in touch over the last few weeks asking me if I am ok, how are you – that type of thing. When I have said that “I’m fine, thanks for asking” and then when I’ve asked them, “is there something wrongContinue reading “FINDING MY WAY”

WORLD CANCER DAY – MONDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2019

Photo: Me and Janice Malone from MacMillan Cancer Care on Friday 1 February 2019 at Louie Brown’s Dalgety Bay Fife. WORLD CANCER DAY – MONDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2019 Monday 4 February is World Cancer Day, a global effort to raise awareness of all types of cancer and to encourage prevention, detection, and treatment. Taking place under the tagline ‘We can.Continue reading “WORLD CANCER DAY – MONDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2019”

THE NATIONAL

THE NATIONAL Yesterday was a normal Sunday in the O’Neil household. We didn’t have anything planned or any reason to go out, so we let Nathan play with his Nintendo Switch for quite a while. The Nintendo Switch was part of Nathan’s Christmas and he really enjoys playing with it.  I enjoy gaming myself, IContinue reading “THE NATIONAL”

BOTOX AND A BRAND NEW LOOK

BOTOX On Monday 13th August 2018 I got the 09:50 X58 service bus from Inverkeithing to Kirkcaldy. This bus arrived at the Kirkcaldy bus station for around 10:30(ish). My appointment at The Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy was scheduled for 11:30. The buses from the bus station to the Victoria Hospital are quite frequent so I hadContinue reading “BOTOX AND A BRAND NEW LOOK”

OOT AND ABOOT

“HI KEVIN, HOW ARE YOU TODAY?’ We are all mostly decent people. When I take wee Nathan every morning to his nursery, Treetops Family Nurture Centre in Inverkeithing, we both tend to say “good morning” to people passing us. A high percentage will say good morning etc while others put the head down and totallyContinue reading “OOT AND ABOOT”

WAKANDA FOREVER

WAKANDA FOREVER A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION It was Kirsty’s birthday last week and her parents very kindly had wee Nathan at their house so that we could enjoy a rare night out together to celebrate. Kirsty had suggested going over to Edinburgh, catch a movie and then have a drink and something to eat. We wentContinue reading “WAKANDA FOREVER”

Thank You

When my oncologist was doing her ward rounds on Monday 11th September 2017, I was told that I would be able to go home. The discharge would be the following day Tuesday 12th September 2017. After hearing this news, I called Kirsty to let her know. I also made arrangements with Stuart to come andContinue reading “Thank You”