Feisty Blue Gecko

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Feisty Blue Gecko
Life and work of a Scottish woman in Asia - with the added complication of Breast Cancer thrown into the mix! Moved to Asia in 2000, and to Yangon, Myanmar in June 2009
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  • After Five Years 7 hours ago I cannot quite imagine how this roller coaster cancer ride might have been if I had been diagnosed years earlier. Not necessarily in a world before the internet, but perhaps in a time when it was not such an integral part of life and particularly before social media became more common than chatting...
  • Mesothelioma? 6 days ago When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, I experienced a variety of reactions. Shock. Disbelief. Distress. Sadness. Perhaps a little judgement, what had I done to cause this? However, not one person said to me, “So what’s that then? Breast Cancer? Never heard of it!” We have a very...
  • Labyrinthine 1 week ago Another birthday has passed.  Nearly two months later. Yes, I am still here, breathing out slowly. I am nervous about birthdays. My mother died on her 65th birthday and my step mother on her 75th birthday.  So every birthday is something to be anxious about.  I can only truly relax when I wake...
  • The winds of change 2 weeks ago September is a mixed month usually in Myanmar.  The rainy season starts to ease.  I returned to a couple of days where the sky was blue, the daytime temperatures soaring and Facebook statuses celebration a break in the clouds.  Quite literally. The months of June, July and August see thick...
  • The Blog Tourist! 3 weeks ago I hate jetlag.  It makes my head fuzzy, my stomach confused, my sleep patterns unpredictable and I feel as if I am walking on cotton wool surfaces for the first days of jetlaggery. I also find it unsettling when I am back in the UK as my cultural references become more and more disconnected the...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Myanmar Bronze Award!

This blog won the Bronze Award for best expat blog in Myanmar!

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Becky In Burma
17:38 PM December 11, 2012

Feisty Blue Gecko's blog is amazing. She inspires everyone who reads her words. She is kind, honest, and puts herself out there. She's brave by discussing her experience with breast cancer all the while bringing nothing but sunshine on her Myanmar experience. She is amazing. And special. I'm lucky to know her.

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