My cancer story part 16: an update and the future

My cancer story part 16: an update and the future

I was diagnosed with stage IV, terminal cancer over a year ago. At the time, it was devastating and shocking news, but I had huge faith that there would be a treatment I would respond well to, and, whilst maybe I wouldn’t ever be cancer free, I would be able to live...
My cancer story part 15: the cost of cancer

My cancer story part 15: the cost of cancer

Cancer has enormous costs, physically, emotionally and financially, and in this post I’m going to discuss the latter, because it’s a topic not discussed enough. But first, an update: Since receiving the news my treatment isn’t working, we’ve been exploring as many...
My cancer story, part 13: It’s a waiting game

My cancer story, part 13: It’s a waiting game

It’s a waiting game this cancer; waiting for the next scan, the next results, waiting to see how the next round of treatment makes me feel, waiting to see what the next hurdle is that lands me in A&E (no doubt at a weekend, it’s always at the weekend!) And waiting...
My cancer story part 12: So many hurdles

My cancer story part 12: So many hurdles

It’s been a really tough few weeks. I’ve not written a blog post because I just haven’t had the mental strength or known what to say without sounding really negative. I try my best to stay positive but recently it’s been hard and I’ve definitely had moments when I’ve...