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

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

Nurses’ Day 2015

12th May 2015 is International Nurses’ Day.  Apparently, it falls on 12th May every year because that was Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  I must admit, up to this year, I have been wholly ignorant of this annual celebration.  Now though, I … Continue reading