I’m not a nutrition expert but I am an expert in what makes me feel well. Prior to cancer I ate too much food that was not good for me such as sweets, chocolate, pastries, cake and crisps. Looking back it was because these foods tasted nice, were satisfying for the moment and gave me […]Read More Radical diet change!
On Tuesday I received the news from my consultant that I was still clear of cancer. Praise God! After 19 months on this journey I still put pressure on myself to be feeling I should be at a place of peace and acceptance. I believe my story has been one of miraculous healing and I […]Read More Getting to a place of peace in times of turmoil
This week Baroness Tessa Jowell signed up as the first patient in the U.K. to share her health records to a new global database being set up by an Australian philanthropist. Half of us born after 1960 at some point in our lives will be told we have cancer. I was born in 1960 and […]Read More We think nothing of sharing personal information with tech giants so why are we so suspicious about our health records?
It’s seems a bit crazy to say I’m glad I had cancer but it has changed my life! The last 18 months have taught me so many things and if I had remained well my life would have carried on the same course. Working 50-60 hours per week, driving 500 miles to work and back […]Read More
I recently attended a support and education day for cancer patients and their carers at my local NHS hospital. I was excited that they were putting this type of event on and looking forward to the seminars on diet and exercise but less so about the emotional journey following cancer seminar. Surprisingly I was less […]Read More Coming to terms with my diagnosis
I found these socks when I was making a ‘rescue’ pack for a friend who has recently been diagnosed. The type of treatment that she will have will mean that she will probably get cold hands and feet. I obviously bought a pair for myself too as this is so apt! Despite the gruelling treatment regime […]Read More I’m still standing.
Thanks for joining me! As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more. Psalm 71: 14 This is a first for me. I’ve never felt I have anything to share that would interest people in a blog but I have been on the craziest and emotionally charged journey over […]Read More The Journey Begins