[CANCER] Completing the @MaggiesCentres ‘Living with Stress’ Course

So, yesterday I finished a 6-week course at Maggie's on 'managing stress'. The course is designed for those who have had a diagnosis of cancer (or those close to them), as diagnosis, surgery, treatments, and ongoing treatment are all 'difficult and testing times' - leading to extra stress, intense emotion, tiredness and irritability:   Week 1: Stress and Breathing We talked about theories around stress, and the fact that cancer leaves you at a 'higher…

[SPEAKER] Digital Theology: The Big C #PremDac19

So, the Premier Digital Conference (#PremDac19) is this weekend ... despite all sorts of concerns about whether I would have recovered from my operation in time... I haven't even had it yet! So, here's my speaker bio: Learn more about speaker @drbexl in our Speaker Spotlight over on our #PremierDigital blog. She will be leading a session alongside @revjoannecox called ‘Digital Theology: The Big C’ #PremDAC19 https://t.co/DDlcM0K63j pic.twitter.com/Dw1w4tJr14 — Premier Digital (@premierdigi) October 29, 2019…

[CANCER] Lymphoedema Appointment

So, this morning it was time for another appointment, this time to sort out my lymphedema/lymphoedema (apparently the first is America, the second the English spelling - my phone as decided it recognises the former!):   View this post on Instagram   It’s #waitingroomfeet to sort the Lymphedema ... A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Oct 28, 2019 at 3:10am PDT The breast unit has only just moved to The Nightingale Centre, and this…

[ACADEMIC/CANCER] New Facebook Group on Cancer/Social Media

I have just set up a new Facebook group called 'Social Media and Cancer 'Research Project''. The current description is: This group is a private group (can be found by searching, but entries can't be seen) created in association with a research project in development to investigate social media and cancer. The project wants to understand how and why people are using social media with/affected by cancer, and wants to 'make the lived experience better'.…
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