Can I Have My Ball Back?: A memoir of masculinity, mortality and my right testicle
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The comic is also prone to going off on tangents – no surprise if you’re aware of his work online – and describes in some detail the monumental futility of his quest to clear a field near him of every last stone (and manages to get the reader invested in that activity) or the discordant jingle of a advert for reclining chairs. Find out how to examine the testicles of yourself or a consenting friend here https://uk.movember.com/men-s-health/testicular-cancer Plus the Tom-biased ball-bag mail bag which covers epididymitis and how having testicular cancer can affect your subsequent outlook on life (in varying ways)
This exclusive recording includes 4 audio extras that are unique to the audiobook, including interviews with Richard’s wife Catie and oncologist Dr Sharma. This exclusive recording includes 4 audio extras that are unique to the audiobook, including interviews with Richard's wife Catie and oncologist Dr Sharma. Most men's testicles are about the same size, but it's common for one to be slightly bigger than the other. It's also common for one testicle to hang lower than the other.
If you notice any changes or anything unusual about your testicles, you should see a GP. What causes lumps and swelling in the testicles? Even in his retelling of the cancer story, Herring admits his comedian sensibilities were always telling him there’d be material in his experiences, joking that maybe a small body part was a price worth paying for inspiration. And he was quite right: there’s great material in here, underpinned with real emotions and with every absurdity, both his own and the treatment’s, offered up for ridicule.
About fifteen years ago, Richard Herring first took part in a campaign to encourage men to have a little (non-sexual) feel of their balls every now and again. But it was embarrassing and weird, and if there was something wrong, he didn't want to know about it.Anyone going through similar experiences – of the cancer treatment, that is, not visualisation of a wife’s future seducer – is likely to find both solace and comic relief in the frankness and wit of Herring’s descriptions. His honesty stretches from describing the very male reluctance to have the anomaly he spotted seen to (even though he was once part of a campaign encouraging men to do just that) to a form of survivors’ guilt that he got off lightly from his scrape with cancer compared to others. About fifteen years ago, Richard Herring first took part in a campaign to encourage men to have a little (non-sexual) feel of their balls every now and again. But it was embarrassing and weird, and if there was something wrong, he didn’t want to know about it. testicular torsion – a sudden painful swelling that happens when a testicle becomes twisted (this is a medical emergency and requires surgery as soon as possible)