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...
My cancer story. Part 11: My “new normal”

My cancer story. Part 11: My “new normal”

My new normal April was bowel cancer awareness month and Bowel Cancer UK ran a social media campaign to share people’s stories #thisisbowelcancer. They asked people to share a word to describe them and I chose GRATEFUL. Not grateful for cancer in any way, but grateful...
My cancer story. Part 10: Some good news at last

My cancer story. Part 10: Some good news at last

My cancer story. Part 10: Some good news at last Today was scan results day. After a (fairly agonising) week of waiting following my CT scan, we saw my oncologist this morning. The sun was shining and my appointment was on time; a great start, made infinitely better...