In May 2010 I was diagnosed with colon cancer. This blog describes my journey through this horrible disease, and will contain some medically explicit terms, frank descriptions of symptoms and treatments, discussions of poo, irreverent jokes and maybe some colourful language. You've been warned.
I know I've been lucky to have escaped this disease. It's serious and many people and their loved ones are suffering and dying. The sometimes light tone of this blog is not intended to be disrespectful.
A quick one: Alarms about Alarms
My last post discussed the din in the surgery ward from all the alarms going off all the time, and how nurses began to ignore them.
Here's a piece from the Sept 28, 2011 Toronto Star on the very topic: