Scared for the sun to set Difficult times make the dark even darker, deeper, painful, well at least for me it feels that way. Waking in panic at 3am taking to doctor google 🤦🏻♀️, the questions I put into google through chemo ranged from one terrible negative to another and the darkness made the words … Continue reading Dear anyone who is scared of the dark
Hey everyone it has been a while since I have written a blog, there's been a lot happening..like, I GOT MARRIED, the most special day of our lives, perfection, especially after what had been the most terrible year for both myself and Jake, he was the man to pull me together on a regular basis, … Continue reading Mask Off Armour off : Life through chemotherapy and after
I haven’t blogged for a while , I’ve kept my instagram updated with words and photos but I haven’t stopped to really think. Partly because I feel life has just been a few steps in front of me and I’ve been trying to catch up and partly Because sitting down to write means you think, … Continue reading Approaching the end of active treatment and learning remission
WOWZERS What a few weeks it has been. My last ‘Chemo Day’ The week after chemo was amazing, I finished my treatment on Thursday 10th April then as soon as I finished my beans on toast (staple after chemo food) me and dad made our way down to brands Hatch in Kent that afternoon, and … Continue reading Goodbye chemo hello wobble
How I came to find patience and how it's changed my world. Amazing what self belief can do to your soul, it's the happiest place on earth.
I love these SO much, the great thing is you can store half of them in the freezer for a week if you want to save some. So simple to make, especially if you pre make your granola. These always go down well, and great if you have friends over. The lemon cake recipe will … Continue reading Cacao Peanut Slices (Vegan, Plant Based, Gluten Free)
Fertility and cancer, this is a hard one for me to share but it's an important one. “You have cancer and you will need to undergo chemotherapy ” after the initial WHAT THE F**K moments my thoughts quickly went to fertility. I know to many you may think , but what about survival? That is … Continue reading Cancer and Fertility: Not part of my early 30’s plan
The reason for this blog is to share that there are many sides to treatment, my life with breast cancer. This photo is harder to share than when I'm smiling, not because I'm worried that in some way I may come across weak, it's far from that, the reason is I don't want to in … Continue reading Smiling inside honest: My off day we all have them.
Today was our fifth mindfulness for health class at the Derby Nuffield, Bamford suite. Julie (Lead Oncology Nurse) from the Bamford suite has done an incredible job putting on this pilot course and only has more ideas for the future with Rachel and John also. Julie and team are pretty incredible and I can't thank them … Continue reading Thank You Bamford Suite Derby: Mindfulness for health
Who asks you to face your fears? Fear is something you run away from right? What are your fears? You may not like like heights, so you avoid heights at all costs. You may not like spiders, so you run and scream each time you come across one. We rarely say I’m fearful of heights … Continue reading Making Courage Bigger Than My Fears