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Already October

Month of rain, wind and gray skies. Also month of breast cancer awareness. Johanna in Brunnsparken is wearing a pink ribbon to remind us. Learn more about breast cancer and its symptoms here.

Renewal

I finally had my gallbladder removed yesterday and the operation went well. I wasn’t particularly nervous prior to it since I’ve had a number of health issues through my life that have required surgery, and I know the routine pretty well by now. The only thing that worried me was whether I was going toFortsätt läsa ”Renewal”

Movember post: preventing male suicide

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Men’s Health Month. In memory of my dear grandfather who passed away from this illness, I will publish one post every Tuesday on the topic of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. TW: This post will mention depression, suicide and suicidal thoughts. November is a month whenFortsätt läsa ”Movember post: preventing male suicide”

Movember post: Help for male victims of domestic abuse

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Men’s Health Month. In memory of my dear grandfather who passed away from this illness, I will publish one post every Tuesday on the topic of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. People of all genders can fall victim to domestic abuse: men, women and non-binary peopleFortsätt läsa ”Movember post: Help for male victims of domestic abuse”

Movember moustache

Bought this little moustache pin they were selling at the grocery store. The money goes to the fight against prostate cancer. If you too want to donate for this cause, check out the Prostate Cancer Foundation. As every Tuesday this November, I’ll have another Movember post ready the day after tomorrow. Stay tuned.

Movember post: testicular cancer and the importance of self-exam

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Men’s Health Month. In memory of my dear grandfather who passed away from this illness, I will publish one post every Tuesday on the topic of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. Did you know that testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in malesFortsätt läsa ”Movember post: testicular cancer and the importance of self-exam”

Risk factors for prostate cancer

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Men’s Health month. In memory of my dear grandfather who passed away from this illness, I will publish one post every Tuesday on the topic of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. This week, I’d like to write about the known risk factors when it comes toFortsätt läsa ”Risk factors for prostate cancer”

Symptoms of prostate cancer to watch out for

November is Prostate Cancer Awereness Month and in memory of my dear grandfather who passed away from this illness, I will publish one post every Tuesday on the topic of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. This week, I wan’t to write a short post about symptoms to look out for that could beFortsätt läsa ”Symptoms of prostate cancer to watch out for”

A goal reached and a project coming

So, there are two weeks left in this beautiful, spooky month of October. I look back at it and to be honest, I haven’t been as productive as I had hoped. But I did finish another chapter on my novel yesterday. I celebrated the way I usually do: with some ice cream. I hope toFortsätt läsa ”A goal reached and a project coming”

So, I got the covid vaccine…

… and everyone around me has been asking how I feel, if my arm hurts etc. So, I thought I’d write a short post about my experience, in case anyone is interested in what it can feel like getting the vaccine. Of course, this is only my experience so don’t take anything in this postFortsätt läsa ”So, I got the covid vaccine…”