A few months on and I'm still - surprisingly to me - still here. Current medications are holding the melanoma metastatic tumours in abeyance - temporarily. Problem is, when I ask how long the meds will keep working, the medical profession can only give me 'we don't know' as an answer. Somewhere between 6months and maybe a year is their best guess.
So what does one do? Well, I've spent a week or so binge-watching a bunch of shows people kept recommending. But now the tumours are giving me a bit less grief in the brain-function department, I feel that just watching shows is a waste of valuable time.
Now I'm trying to split my time between writing (when I'm not too exhausted) and laughing with my family and friends (when covid allows me access to friends).
Not a bad way to spend the time.
And, with any luck at all, I can get the sequel to Blackbirds Sing out sometime in early 2021. Argh! I just set myself a deadline. Now I'm committed, aren't I - because that's kinda how I work. Sigh...
Well, wish me long life and luck.
I live in Australia - which tells you I have a sense of humour. We're a self-deprecating people, we Aussies. My aim is to, one day, vanish in a blinding flash of enlightenment. In the mean time, I'm doing my best to learn as many