Whilst I write this post I’m awaiting cycle 9 (of 12) of treatment. The past five months have been really tough and at one point I never thought I’d get to cycle 6! I’ve still got a little way to go to climb to the top of my Mount Everest (end of treatment) but … More Chemotherapy and what I wish I’d known……
The festive season can be a real challenge for coeliac’s and those who cannot tolerate wheat or gluten. For some reason we seem to allow ourselves at Christmas to eat double the amount of food than we normally would and is a great excuse to have lots of treats (because it is Christmas!) Of … More My Top 10 Challenges of living as a Coeliac…….
Since my diagnosis I’ve wanted to raise awareness of cancer, particularly for those under the age of 50. The current pathway for bowel cancer within the NHS focuses mainly on people over the age of 50. Even my Consultant “wasn’t looking for cancer” because of being “too young.” From my own informal discussions with … More Giving something back….
Going through a life changing event can stop you in your tracks. It makes you think, reflect, ask yourself questions – why did that happen? Why me? Why didn’t I see it coming? Will life ever be the same again? Answer – no actually it won’t. It’s like I’ve been in my own little … More You can do it!….. Anything is possible…..