There is a whole group of words used around cancer that frankly, I just can't bear..... at all. Like previously if a muggle uses one of those words to me, I would get quite annoyed. It is a sensitive subject. I have now decided to grab those words by the balls and explain why 'cancer … Continue reading The hospice and cancer Terminology
Summer holidays are almost here!! I actually love the school hols.... no routine, no alarms! A proper wind down. The run up to the end of the year however, gets a little insane!! Amar will be leaving primary school and heading off to big boy land!!! With the boys in different schools, there are 2 … Continue reading The countdown…..
Exactly 31 days later.... the 21st May was my last chemo and today the 21st June, I can say I have had a normal day! Why do all these dates resonate in my head? When you are in so much pain, you wonder if you will ever have a pain free day again! The last … Continue reading 31 days……
.....There is a far infared biomat!!!!! Remember my little trip to sunny California in Dec!!! I was half way through my chemo!! I spent my time there continuing to heal as I really didnt fancy the 4 week break feeling all unprotected and the worry of cancer cells being tw@ts and doing what they feel … Continue reading Where there is a will…..
I've spent the last month dealing with chronic back pain!! It has been pretty bad at times and causing much disruption in my life. I'm not crazily panicking over it and overthinking what it could be although sometimes at night it does get me a bit! The reason I am not freaking out is that … Continue reading Chronic Back Pain
Happy and relaxed were the words I used to descibe how I felt at the end of day 2. A full agenda today. Most of the group felt quite tired. A lot of thinking, sharing, mindful breathing and meditation. I am not too sure how to summarise the day so I will start by showing … Continue reading Penny Brohn – Day 2
Today brings me and my lovely friend Zoe to a wellness retreat in Bristol! I met Zoe through the Breast Cancer campaign we did last year and now here we are spending the next few days together in a totally different setting away from our busy lives. We both started with similar stories, travelling on … Continue reading Penny Brohn Wellness Retreat Day 1
I won't lie! I have struggled through the last 3 weeks! I guess I am not a very patient patient!! I like to get myself back on track as quickly as possible after treatment, I don't push myself but do feel a little frustrated when I am bed bound. Saying that, I have been good … Continue reading Incredible Hulk…
I can categorically say that this is the most tired I have ever felt in my life! Tired doesn't even come close to describing it but I'm just too tired to think of a better description! Even after having kids, the night feeds, the early starts, looking after a new born.... that was a breeze … Continue reading 15 Days Later
Hello !! Is it me you are looking for??? So right now, everything is in days and weeks. Everything is on a timeline. Me, my life, all of it fits into this schedule of next steps. I am awaiting a few dates to see if I can squeeze in a little family holiday before more … Continue reading My life is a timeline…..