Introduction

I have been on a journey with Neuroendocrine Cancer since around 1999 and have decided to try and document my experiences both physical and spiritual, as a record for myself, but hopefully also as an encouragement to others, who may be facing something similar. I would like to pay tribute to the many people who have prayed […]

Part One: First Stages

As a blood donor for many years I arrived (I think sometime in 1999), to give my ‘pint’ as usual, only to be told that my iron levels were so low that it would not be possible to take blood from me; armed with a packet of iron tablets I went to my own GP who arranged blood and […]

Part Three: Liver Surgery

Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. (Jeremiah 17:14) After an MRI scan and careful health examination to ensure I was well enough, in September 2014 I booked into Donald Gordon Medical Centre, a private training hospital in Johannesburg, for the […]

Part Six: Return to Hospital Twice

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.                      (Proverbs 3: 5–6) On my last visit to Sister Jane as an outpatient at Donald Gordon Medical Centre, she noticed that there was redness around the […]