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‘Celebrate a Life’ Carols at Royal Marsden Chelsea

On Thursday 14th December you will find me at my second home, the Royal Marsden Hospital Chelsea, however this year I will be wearing my friend’s hat and not just as a patient blending into the crowds. So, rewind to … Continue reading

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3 years on – where does time go?

So, rewind to 21st September 2014 and this is the day that I lost my Mum. (picture from August 2014) She had fought hard to overcome liver and pancreatic cancer however, it was not to be and after a four … Continue reading

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A year after initial cancer treatment

Yesterday was a year, since I finished the radiotherapy I had after chemo and I just had the Herceptin till March but the main treatment for my breast cancer was over. Shortly after this, I went away and was very … Continue reading

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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 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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