Approaching the end of active treatment and learning remission

Approaching the end of active treatment and learning remission

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, [...]

My Jenga Theory : Primary and secondary suffering and that ‘thing’ called cancer

My Jenga Theory : Primary and secondary suffering and that ‘thing’ called cancer

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 [...]

Thank You Bamford Suite Derby: Mindfulness for health

Thank You Bamford Suite Derby: Mindfulness for health

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 [...]

Good News

Good News

Tina the tumour is responding HURRAY. I recently had an ultra sound and that showed my tumour had reduced by 8mm. I would like to add I am not even half way through my treatment, the road to recovery at this moment in time is really just that. I wanted to just share my feelings, [...]