A big setback

Thinking of my friend Magteld and her passion for life. A beautiful woman inside and out.


So the cancer has progressed, despite me being on Xeloda chemotherapy treatment. Last Tuesday I was taken into A&E because I was experiencing bad shoulder pain and lost my mobility in both arms. They were concerned about a compression of my spine. I had to stay the night so I could have an MRI scan as soon as possible, as they needed to find out what was causing the compression on my spine. I had to stay in bed and move as little as possible. Finally after two days they got an ambulance to take me to another hospital to get the MRI scan. It was a very anxious time.
It turned out the cancer has spread to my neck and my spine and there are further spots in my liver. I was taken into the Beatson cancer centre for immediate radiotherapy to try to control the spread and…

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About sandrassp

I am the mum to two sons who both live with autism. I am an ambassador for NAS Scotland and co-spokesperson of the Scottish Socialist Party. I am passionate about my politics both upper and Lower key, the arts in general and like to comment on everything that shapes my landscape. I am a mature student and have begun to dabble my toes into writing. I blog about family life and my day to day experiences. My philosophy is Up and At them and Always with a smile on my face.
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