Just a quick update today as I’ve spent most of the day in bed – this time due to pain, rather than being depressed.  But, the end result is much the same.

I’ve just got up to have something to eat (soup, as usual!), then I’m heading back to bed to read for a while and – hopefully – get some sleep.


I want this pain to be over.  I want the cancer to go away.  And, as there’s only one way that’s going to happen, I wonder if I’m starting to be keen for the therapy to begin?

I never thought I’d hear myself say this but, yes – bring it on.  Let’s get this party started!

The messages of support continue to flood in from all over the world, and I’m very grateful for each and everyone one of them.

I’ll try to reply to everyone individually but, if I can’t, please be aware that I read every email, tweet or dm, and that they all help me stay positive in the face of the fight.

Thank you.

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  1. And we are keen to keep reading your blog Tommy!


  2. Thinking of you every day, Tommy. Hate that the pain is keeping you in bed, but glad to know you’re looking forward to treatment, and glad you’re keeping us all in the loop. Eyes on the prize. You are surrounded by love.


  3. It’s always great to hear updates from you Tommy, even if I do sometimes forget to comment XD whoops.
    Honestly I’d say it’s good that you seem keen to start the therapy, everyone’ll be hoping it does the absolute best for you!

    Soup is nice, I love a good broccoli or chicken & sweetcorn.


  4. Hi, I started following your blog and plan to continue to do so. Sending positive vibes to you today. I hope you have a good day today 🙂


  5. When my kids had something sore when they were little I always said the best way to fix it was for me to pinch their bum really hard – I’m happy to come pinch yours any time you say xxx


  6. The love and determination of all you family and friends will get you through this dreadful time x


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