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Childhood cancer

A Day on The Chemo Ward, Part 3

Elliot stopped watching a movie for a while and has eaten his lunch. I'm so glad he is eating well, but I am also calculating how hard it will be to wash the car seat if he's sick on the way home later. It's important to choose food colour wisely.   He really is handling… Continue reading A Day on The Chemo Ward, Part 3

Childhood cancer

A Day on the Chemo Ward, Part 2

A new kid has come into the chemo ward, which is great for me because it gives me something else to focus on.  I don't want to indulge in worrying thoughts so it's better if I can people watch. The new kid is a teenager. They get to me the most. Maybe because I have two… Continue reading A Day on the Chemo Ward, Part 2

Childhood cancer

A Day on the Chemo Ward.

Many people have asked me what it’s like in the pediatric oncology ward at the hospital, so I thought I would tell a story about a typical day spent there. Right, who am I kidding? Not one person has asked me what it’s like in the pediatric oncology ward, who in their right mind would… Continue reading A Day on the Chemo Ward.