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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 7

    19th July 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 7

    My wife and I sit at home discussing the problem.

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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 6

    10th June 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 6

    Well today is the day when the theory becomes reality. For three months now have been living with the notion that I do have a Lurking Lump, aka cancer and carried on my daily routine, interspersed with the odd medical appointment. Well today that changes as at 10:25 I meet the consultant, Dr. F******* who will ...

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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 5

    12th May 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 5

    February 28Off to collect my medication from the hospital pharmacy. Given the nature of earlier examinations, it is appropriately located at the arse-end of the hospital and reached via an open walkway strewn with discarded PPE masks and fast-food boxes. It is a far cry from the glitzy front of the hospital and the surrounding ...

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  • UK Ranked Fourth For Most Overweight Adults In Europe

    3rd May 2022

    UK Ranked Fourth For Most Overweight Adults In Europe

    It added that excess body fat leads to premature death and is a leading risk factor for disability

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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 4

    26th April 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 4

    This time it rejoices under the name of a Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) and I am required to take a radioactive drink.

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  • Preventative Self-Care: Taking Care Of Your Future Now

    29th March 2022

    Preventative Self-Care: Taking Care Of Your Future Now

    Self-care is often talked about as a superficial act – but it’s not.

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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 3

    28th March 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 3

    I have to accept that my ability to make love to my wife is going to become increasingly difficult.

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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 2.

    11th March 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 2.

    December 28A phone call asking if I can be available for a clinical consultation tomorrow at 1030. What else does one do between Christmas and the New Year apart from eat mince pies so I might as well cheer myself up and discuss my prostate? I call my prostate scribblings “Living with my Lurking ...

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  • A Prostate Diary – Chapter 1.

    4th March 2022

    A Prostate Diary - Chapter 1.

    Mike was informed that he had Prostate Cancer late last year. This is his diary in his own words that will over the next few months form a very personal diary documenting his Prostate journey. Mike says, please, if you are likely to be offended by physical descriptions or possibly politically incorrect personal thoughts, ...

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  • Jonny Died at the Age of 63 from Prostate Cancer

    22nd February 2022

    Jonny Died at the Age of 63 from Prostate Cancer

    More than 14,000 UK men are thought to need treatment for prostate cancer, but have not come forward because of the pandemic. The NHS is urging men to check their risk online as a first step to identifying a cancer that is very treatable if caught early enough. “He was my best friend. He was – ...

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