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
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
Cara rang me and told me she knew someone who had healed himself of stage 4 cancer naturally. Like me, he was given months to live, and like me, he went for the cure, chemo wasn't going to save him either. And he managed to succeed in curing himself. His certain death diagnosis was 4… Continue reading 5. What next: Part II
I had a bit of an uneasiness about people hearing that I had cancer from someone else. I didn’t want any of my close friends to find out that way. I thought that would be horrible, so I took it on myself to either meet up with or phone my friends. I definitely missed out… Continue reading 4. What Next?
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
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
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
Well hello! This is my very first blog post and I'm a bit nervous about putting myself out there. Why am I doing it you may ask!? I have a few reasons really. I want to document my healing journey for myself. I want to share it with family and friends (I haven't been able… Continue reading Introduction