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10. Scan time…

This one is short and eh, not so sweet kind of rant... It’s scan time and I’m waiting on results of a CT I had in Dublin yesterday. That means anxiety, worry, doubt, fear... It’s the time where I distrust myself and my choices the most and the ice queen's words swirl around my head…… Continue reading 10. Scan time…

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9. Alternative Treatments

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks since my last post. I ended up in A&E the bank holiday weekend just gone with a pain under my arm/chest area. It was on the opposite side of my body to where my tumours are but when you have cancer, every ache and pain is more cancer.… Continue reading 9. Alternative Treatments

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7. Rants: What not to say to someone with cancer

This post is part of a new section on my blog called Rants. It is where I get to have a rant about all the things that have pissed me off on this journey. And I love a good rant, don't you? Things I will be getting off my chest... 5 year survival rates, cannabis… Continue reading 7. Rants: What not to say to someone with cancer

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3. Diagnosis: Part III

I met with my friend and hair dresser Ellie Ann the following week. I told her that I might have to do chemo and we talked about losing my hair. Electric Picnic was coming up a couple of weeks later and I had decided I was going. I wasn’t ready to give up my life… Continue reading 3. Diagnosis: Part III

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2. Diagnosis: Part II – Limbo

The week that followed after the ‘parting shot’ was a bit shit to say the least. I was in limbo. I had to tell my family I probably had breast cancer but I wasn’t sure, I didn’t have a diagnosis yet. I didn’t know what type of breast cancer it was but from googling, I… Continue reading 2. Diagnosis: Part II – Limbo

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1. Diagnosis: Part I

Stage 4 Diagnosis – A Blessing in Disguise! Yes you read that right. A stage 4 diagnosis actually saved my life. How the hell is that possible? Well bear with me and I’ll enlighten you! I’m going to skip back a little bit here. Back to a family holiday in Italy in May 2016. I… Continue reading 1. Diagnosis: Part I