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On being positive

Something that my boyfriend and I have heard many, many times over the last seven months is all about the importance of being positive.

I am sure that having a positive attitude towards cancer treatment and recovery makes a huge difference, and that negativity is very unhelpful. 810 more words

My Story

Radiotherapy 2015 - 10 down, 5 to go

This year’s zapping is surprisingly bearable. I had expected something similar to last year’s side effects, which came on fast, were quite hard going and got worse throughout the 32 sessions and carried on for months after. 500 more words


Radiotherapy day 1

Well, I’ve had three weeks off since last chemo. In the past ten days I’ve felt so much more like the old me! Been able to work longer again which makes me happier as there’s so much to do now (for ian and me). 527 more words

A beginner's guide to (chemo)radiotherapy

Since starting my new treatment, I’ve been asked lots of questions by fellow patients and concerned friends/family about what it really involves.  So I thought it would be helpful to explain a bit about my experience so far, after my first two weeks of chemoradiotherapy.   1,202 more words

My Story

Saturday 18th July 2015

Yesterday we had a busy day. Up bright and early for Physio appointment at 8am. Amy is very happy with my arm movement – the yoga and swimming are paying off. 972 more words

Let's have a quickie! ………….(blog post I mean)

So the first piece of news today is that I am not pregnant. I wasn’t expecting to be. Steve definitely wasn’t expecting me to be and Ben is jolly thankful I’m not. 895 more words

Medical Treatment

I Got Ink! Four New Tatts and A Rad Holiday

I have just spent two blissful weeks away from Cancerland. Away from sterile hospital corridors and acrid smelling chemo chairs. Away from blood tests, cell counts and horrible side effects. 762 more words

Breast Cancer