S/S 15 Cancer Chic: The Chemo Chapters

So, yes, sadly I am back with cancer.  But before I get into the finer details, I thought it was better to start with something vital: hair. From the first mention of cancer back in January, one of my initial, … Continue reading

Smear tests: dress to impress?

Thanks largely to high-profile bloggers such as Katie Snooks, Louise Pentland and, of course, Zoe Sugg, smear tests and other matters cervical have had a recent boost on social media.  Personally, I have been delighted about this; anything that raises awareness of … Continue reading

An uncontrollable itch

Picture this: you have had major abdominal surgery in the last few hours. You are not entirely sure what is going on.  Truthfully, due to the serious painkillers and several hours’ worth of anaesthetic, you’re probably not entirely sure where … Continue reading

Out and back again… A Catheter’s Tale

“Now… where to begin?  Ah, yes.  Concerning Catheters.” Weird that Tolkein didn’t go with that version.  In the aftermath of my surgery I was more than usually concerned by catheters.  More than I ever had been before, in fact.  Up … Continue reading