[CANCER] Where has the last week+ gone?

So, I last blogged 30th Jan, saying that breathlessness was becoming a big problem, but I was waiting for CT scan at the Christie (where they can use my portacath), and a biopsy for chest rash with surgeon at Wythenshawe.   My head is spinning somewhat – but I find blogging about stuff a helpful […]

[CANCER] Interviewed by @Make2ndsCount ‘My SBC Journey’

I was invited to answer a few questions about my secondary/metastatic breast cancer experience for Make Seconds Count, a charity that seeks to raise awareness and education around secondary breast cancer, fund research, and establish a community of patients and their supporters – for practical and psychological support… and they provided these wonderful ‘comfort boxes‘ […]

[CANCER] Kale Poems = Laughter midst the pain

It’s only 8 days since I last updated the blog, but – wow – does it feel much longer – just so much ( rubbish) going on – so Rox wrote me: Kale scale of bad news Kind of what I was expecting A bit worse than what we wanted Let me think about that […]

[MEDIA] Discussing being a ‘good enough’ cancer patient with @iamwillonline

I was pleased to be invited to join Will Taylor’s ‘Good Enough’ podcast, off the back of social media content talking about the problematic nature of talking about ‘cancer’ and ‘fighting’.We spoke before Christmas, and this week it has gone live. Will introduces me in the podcast: The idea of Keep Calm and Carry On has […]

[CANCER] What’s going on – it’s all going on!

When I first started this ‘cancer journey’ (what a horrible term), Andrew Graystone said to me, you describe yourself as a life explorer, just here there’s another aspect of life (albeit unwanted)… and that’s how I’ve tried to live with this cancer … but sometimes it’s flipping hard work. Super thankful that Andrew and Jane […]