The Big C

So much support but how do I find it?

There are so many fantastic charities out there offering support for cancer patients. This can include councilling, massage, reiki, yoga, weekend retreats, courses and more but it can be a little bit tricky finding out what is available in your area or even your hospital. I recently met up with the Beatson charity which raises…… Continue reading So much support but how do I find it?

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Chemo Brain… When will the fog clear?

That feeling like your thoughts are full of fluff or treacle. That person’s name you know is up there somewhere but you just can’t quite remember. The feeling you have the concentration capacity of a sweet fuelled three year old. These are all common complaints of cancer patients after chemotherapy treatment known as chemo brain.…… Continue reading Chemo Brain… When will the fog clear?

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What makes chemo so awful! Part 3 of my Story

The one thing most people know about cancer is that chemotherapy is bloody difficult, but what makes it so hard? The way it makes you feel? The fact it dominates your life for months? Or having toxic chemicals pumped in to your body? All of these things make chemo one of the toughest medical treatments…… Continue reading What makes chemo so awful! Part 3 of my Story

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So, my soul mate has Cancer…… Guest Post

The f***er that is cancer doesn’t just take on the patient, its attacks a whole family. My husband was my anchor throughout my cancer. Here’s his experience of being at the forefront of my cancer battle.    There are many challenges that couples go through in life which test us to our limits and make…… Continue reading So, my soul mate has Cancer…… Guest Post

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Your Kids Keep You Going

Your Kids Keep You Going When the darkness descends, when the unthinkable hits, when the awful unexpected creeps upon you. Your kids keep you going.   Their endless energy, their cheeky ways. Their priorities, running, jumping, laughing, playing, fun. Their words, bursting out of their little mouths like fireflies. Fast, excitable and never ending.  …… Continue reading Your Kids Keep You Going