Category Archives: My ‘cancer’ diary

Giving back by volunteering at The Royal Marsden Chelsea

Over the past few years, I have certainly had my fair share of Cancer hospitals and what I remember the most was the friendly faces that would greet me, show me the way, and comfort and pacify me. So, rewind three years … Continue reading

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Royal Marsden March – I did it

Well, I did it, I managed to walk the 14 miles on my own,  in four and a half hours which I have to say is not a shabby result not that the Marsden March was a race. So, lets … Continue reading

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What changes in your body during cancer treatment?

I believe that two things change in your body while you go on your cancer journey and they are: Your brain And Your looks So, let me begin with my brain, well after being diagnosed you really do reflect on … Continue reading

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Do you or don’t you opt for a pic line during chemo?

So, rewind to January when I had my first chemo and I didn’t know what to expect as I didn’t and still do not read the 100’s of pamphlets that they give you, my rule of thumb being I listen … Continue reading

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The ever changing image that goes with Chemotherapy … hair loss

    So, rewind five months when I was diagnosed as having breast cancer and after the initial shock, it was not till I started the chemotherapy in January that I realised that maybe I would be going through a number … Continue reading

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The new diary of my ‘cancer’ journey

Tuesday 5th January 2016 is a day I will not forget in a hurry, it was the day I returned to The Royal Marsden to meet Dr Roeche and get the treatment plan news for my newly removed breast cancer.   … Continue reading

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