Living with cancer: it’s okay to have down days

In an earlier post I talked about seeing the positive in every day, something I 100% believe in. But I think it’s also important to accept that it’s not possible to feel positive all of the time, after all, we’re only human! I had a tough week this week, and needed a...

My cancer story. Part 5: finding the positives

So there we go, that is everything to date, I am typing this on day 11 after the surgery, sat at my desk (albeit with plenty of cushions for comfort), and rather slowly given my poor hand function which hasn’t improved yet. That’s definitely the hardest part at the...

My cancer story. Part 4: spinal surgery

Whilst I was under no illusion that the spinal surgery was a serious operation, at this point I didn’t feel I had any choice. My right hand function was deteriorating by the day, which was making even the simplest day to day activity hard and made being alone with...

My cancer story. Part 3: diagnosis

On 18thSeptember 2018 I went back to the Royal London for a follow up for my blood clot. While I was there I’d arranged to see the doctors for an update on any biopsy results. And that’s when we were given the news. The biopsy showed that the mass in my spine was a...

My cancer story. Part 1: Before

I’m Caroline. I’m a mum, a wife, a student nutritional therapist, a very driven person, a lover of food and yoga. I’m passionate about health and well-being and I’ve spent the past couple of years transforming myself from a stressed, high flying businesswoman to a...