On writing and illness

Reading Arthur W. Frank’s astonishing¬†At the Will of the Body¬† recently has given me pause to reflect on the relationship … More

Sailing through

Dear Anthony Two cycles down, just six more to go. You are not looking bad, considering. The belligerent doctor who … More

Get out of the house while you can

Dear Ant So you’ve had your first chemotherapy treatment. That first night, when you came home and carried the sick … More

By the way, you live

Dear Anthony I’m writing to let you know what you already know in your bones, as you put it much … More