When I started my chemo, after the doctors told you what would happen but they had to tell you anyway. I didn’t really have anything, you know, nothing really bad happened. The only thing I had really was when you had a chemo, I had a chemo on the Friday. Saturday, Sunday, Monday they give you some tablets to make you stop feeling sick. Those are the tablets that really make me feel really, really awful. So for three days I felt really terrible because of the tablets.
And then Tuesday and Wednesday, when the tablet, because you stop taking the tablets your body just feels really weak. And, you know, you just feel, I call it, although I’ve never take ecstasy, see the finger, although I’ve never taken ecstasy [laughs], I call it my ecstasy woozy day. Because Tuesday and Wednesday I just felt really woozy and, you know, my body felt drained and everything. But I still went walking [laughs]. But what I did, I took the bus route so if I was, if I felt really, really bad then I could just take the bus, then I could just take the bus back.
And then after that, you know, Thursday my body just, I can feel the change. My body just felt, all of a sudden my body felt the change and my body started coming, you just start coming back up.
And after that I just kept eating the stupid food, the carrots, the leeks and everything. Fish and stuff like that. And my body, from then on my body just went up and up and up. And that’s it, get ready for the next chemo. I didn’t have, thank, I didn’t have any of those. Oh, the only thing I had, I’m bald which everybody is bald and this is my nice wig but I’m not talking it off to show you what I look like [laughs]. And I have no hair on my body, my eyebrows, my eyelashes have gone, which everybody does. But I’ve got my eyebrows, which is surprising. I’ve still got my eyebrows. And my nails go black so I have to wear nail varnish. And my hand, you see this little black spots on my hand, that’s part of the chemo and stuff like that. And my foot, the bottom of my foot is really, has got black spots all over. My body is a bit darker. But I’m thinking, I said to myself, “What the hell? This is just to make you….” You know, you go through all this, you know there’s an ending. It makes your body get better, so you just go through it, get on with it and that’s it.