Three weeks ago I underwent 16hrs of surgey for removal of tumour and reconstruction using flap grafts from my arm. I am awaiting radiation treatment in two weeks time. I have lost a lot of weight and am now learning to speak and swallow. I'm finding eating painstaking and slow. The fluids come back through my nose and food other than jelly, yoghurt or soup is difficult to swallow. Would anyone else who has been through this who may have ideas for making it easier please reply, I feel a little out on a limb here.
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.