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#Chemo – Part 2

The reality of my chemo experience….behind the ‘brave face’ I was putting on.

Me and My Gin…

We needed a hobby, something that we both enjoyed…I am not sure how we got to it but we decided on Gin Tasting…and I’m glad we did.

Falling off the cliff…

The best analogy I’ve heard about cancer treatment has to be likening diagnosis to falling off a cliff. Little did in know at the beginning how true it was… Often (but not always) when someone is given cancer diagnosis they are actually not feeling ill at all, especially with advances on scanning and medical investigations. … Continue reading “Falling off the cliff…”

One Step at a Time…

My confidence quickly deteriorated though when there was a hive of activity of people going into the consultants room where I was going to be seen. A big folder, well that couldn’t be for me- I had only had the one appointment so far. One of the nurses kept popping in and out, then eventually … Continue reading “One Step at a Time…”

Just a thought…

Last year I was obsessed with the idea of my own funeral. Not in a morbid way, just what would it be like? Who would be there? I had moved far away from my family so everyone would have to travel…I felt bad about that. Would the day be sunny or rainy? Cancer plays games … Continue reading “Just a thought…”

Back to the Beginning…

Its hard sometimes to remember a life Before Cancer. In the summer of 2018 I was 47 and starting to enjoy life with my new husband and our puppy.

Thank-you Cancer…

Mid-Life Cancer Crisis is my blog about my life after Breast Cancer diagnosis in October 2018. What I learnt very quickly is that everyone’s experience of this horrible disease is completely different, so this is just my way of trying to make some sense of everything that has happened. So before I go back to … Continue reading “Thank-you Cancer…”