18 August 2016 To my sweetheart Jeremy It’s exactly 3 weeks today since you left us – and with each passing day I miss you more and more. At present all the practicalities of your death are keeping me busy – first the funeral, then the clearing up of all your stuff – and boy you have a lot of More →
Many of you have followed the whole cancer journey with me and Jeremy. And last week I learnt that a young man was running one mile for Race for Life – raising money for Cancer Research UK. This was as part of Park Mead’s fundraising efforts to raise £100 for the charity – in fact, as of this morning they More →
Guest Blogpost by Shivani Bhalla (Founder and Director of Ewaso Lions) Our planet is under severe threat. Large swathes of wilderness is being lost and wildlife numbers are plummeting all across the globe. Rapid urbanisation leading to animal habitat loss, poaching and bushmeat hunting of wildlife are just a number of things exacerbating the situation. Picture this. A large African More →
The last 10 days have been really tough with J in hospital – and I was beginning to feel somewhat overwhelmed and tired with it all. Turning to the old trusted friend Google, I researched some of my symptoms and thoughts – and would you believe – they have a term for it! “Carer Fatigue” According to the website http://www.webmd.boots.com/caring/guide/carer-fatigue More →
July 2014 our lives changed forever. I know that sounds dramatic – but I do believe that no matter what the outcome, the diagnosis of cancer to you or your loved one will stay with you forever. J has been fighting his renal cancer now for 18 months – and we live from scan to scan. Every 3 months we More →
A shoutout to an amazing place – the Penny Brohn Cancer Care Centre. A wonderful place to help you through your cancer journey. I would highly recommend going to this place – and if you know anyone who is currently fighting cancer – ask them to look into going here.
Another reblog as part of #WorldCancerDay… Having written a few blogs about how cancer has affected me in my personal life over the last 2 years, I’m sharing them here again today (with an up-date at the end of the day)!
It’s #WorldCancerDay and, having written a few blogs about how cancer has affected me in my personal life over the last 2 years, I’m sharing them here again today (with an up-date at the end of the day)!