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  • Welcome to My Blog

    8th Jul 2019 by

    Ever since being diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer my friends and family have said I should write a blog or a journal. Trouble is I didn’t feel like writing. Updating everyone, answering and writing texts and WhatsApps was writing enough. Especially on the first lots of chemo that made my eyes go blurry and… Read more

  • “You look so well”

    18th Nov 2019 by

    (For someone with terminal cancer) Why do people constantly say this to you? Mostly I do look well. I make an effort with skincare and a bit of make up. I have a decent hair cut (as much as you can with post chemo curly regrowth). Despite my distorted and ever changing shape I try… Read more

  • Learn from the Poppies (Poem 18)

    11th Nov 2019 by

    Learn from the Poppies Like poppies, life is beautiful, fragile and fleeting,Remember you don’t have to be killed at war,To lose your life,Cancer doesn’t have to be rife,You can float through life striving for more,Rather than making the most of every chance meeting We should be silent at 11 O’ClockRemembering those that gave us liberty,Stillness… Read more

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