Are you a Lady Gardener?

If you have been on Oxford Street recently, you may have noticed Topshop’s fantastically floral window display.  It features three mannequins with flowers strategically placed over their bits, wearing grey jumpers with ‘LADY GARDEN’ emblazoned across them. Lovely as the … Continue reading

33rd time lucky! What now?

Breaking news!  Yesterday was my 33rd and last radiotherapy session.  This slightly took us by surprise, as up until our appointment with the oncologist on Tuesday we had been expecting to go until next Tuesday.  I’m not complaining though!  We … Continue reading

Don’t know what to say?

I’ve been overwhelmed by the response to my last post, ‘On being positive‘.  Thanks so much to everyone who has read and appreciated it; I’m delighted to have written something that people have found helpful and insightful. The thing that … Continue reading

On being positive

Something that my boyfriend and I have heard many, many times over the last seven months is all about the importance of being positive. I am sure that having a positive attitude towards cancer treatment and recovery makes a huge … Continue reading

A beginner’s guide to (chemo)radiotherapy

Since starting my new treatment, I’ve been asked lots of questions by fellow patients and concerned friends/family about what it really involves.  So I thought it would be helpful to explain a bit about my experience so far, after my … Continue reading

Get me to the church on time!

“You don’t have anything on tomorrow, do you?” my consultant asked, obviously expecting the answer to be no. The answer probably usually would be no, given that I’d just been told that my first routine 3 month MRI scan had … Continue reading