Be unafraid to be yourself

As I left Maggie’s Centre a couple of weeks ago I was handed a book to borrow which the team there thought might be interesting and meaningful to me. Its title ‘The Cancer Survivor’s Companion’ (by Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins) somehow does not sit right with me; I can’t explain why but perhaps […]

Guest post: Keeping Mum when cancer comes to visit your family

As a tribute to my Mum who sadly passed away three weeks ago, it seems timely to reblog this guest post that she wrote. It’s great to read at the end of the post that she felt it was a privilege to call Steve her son-in-law and he did her proud by masterfully doing the […]

#TeamPositive

Telling family members that you have Cancer, however contained and operable it may be is a task that I’d rather not repeat. The emotional stress of holding this information, or the potential of knowing that this might be something that needs to be done in the near future is ghastly. I know that many of […]