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Peritonitis

Wednesday 23 November 2016 saw Ryan's first check-up with the GP nurse since being discharged after his emergency surgery, which is a whole other story that I will tell in a separate post titled Peritonitis

On the way to the GP surgery in the car, Ryan begins a conversation and it goes something like this:

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Me: You need to write us a blog post-Ryan about your cancer, can we do that?

Ry: Cancer sucks, don't get it!

Me: That's it? That's your advice for anyone reading our blog. I doubt anyone reading this is actually looking for ways to get cancer.

Ry: I had so many problems growing up, trying to cope with my autism and now this lymphoma thing. I haven't been a very good child, have I?

Me: Don't ever say that. You are perfectly awesome. You have been dealt a poor hand of cards, I won't lie and you need to bluff your way through.

Ry: I know what you mean mum. I am going all-in on a high card.

How amazing is this 15-year-old boy? A survivor that is wise beyond his years. My hero. 
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  1. How can someone so young be so wise he puts so many adults to shame. Wisdom beyond his few years.

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    1. Thank you for your lovely words. I am so sorry for my delay in replying. Anyone who know Ryan, is aware his sense of humour can be very dark sometimes, but then he says, nuggets like these.

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  2. Sounds like he has a very similar attitude to the one I had! Very switched on for his age!

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    1. Hi Jess, I think humour has helped us all through as a family. Also being open, honest and to the point about things too. Trying to keep it real, yet light. Thank you for joining our journey. x

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