Category Archives: Of General Interest

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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What the chemo does to you?

Well I can certainly say that chemo is like an evil spirit it knocks you out and makes you feel like crap. However, chemo is all part of the journey to recovery and we have to undertake it o make … 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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