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
If you look a life as a game of jenga, but this time the opponent you are playing is yourself. The first move, the primary. The first block you lay is your primary suffering. Primary suffering is any unpleasant physical sensations you may experience as a consequence of illness, injury, fatigue etc. You may not be able … Continue reading My Jenga Theory : Primary and secondary suffering and that ‘thing’ called cancer
I am so excited to share this recipe, with a few tweeks to a 3 bean chilli this will leave you wanting seconds, which I always do ...its full of goodness so why not! I will share the whole shebang, the full on vegan Mexican vibes...oh and it's SO easy to do. If you manage … Continue reading Vegan Bean Chilli: MEXICAN NIGHT
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
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” Pema Chodron Written Tuesday 25th Jan Today I woke and decided I am not going to rush to get dressed. I decided that today I am going to just go with whatever I feel. It dawned on me that for the past however many weeks, … Continue reading That Fine Line : I’m fine VS I’m falling apart
Monday Blues or Motivational Monday? You decide