Words & Life Quotes to Inspire … #amwriting

I have always loved reading quotes and often go to them when I am feeling a little low and in need of inspiration.  Here are some written by me...I find it extremely therapeutic and my go to stress buster.Mine are written from my life experiences and being a Leukaemia survivor, Mum, wife, friend and obsessive… Continue reading Words & Life Quotes to Inspire … #amwriting

The Reality of Chemo Hair loss – ‘It Just Isn’t Me’

I've been prompted to write this post after being asked to talk on BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Melvyn Prior show about cancer and hair loss.  I also tuned into the Jeremy Vine show on BBC Radio Two as they too were discussing it.When Victoria Derbyshire took her wig off in her video diary my mind flashed… Continue reading The Reality of Chemo Hair loss – ‘It Just Isn’t Me’

Why you shouldn’t use the ‘Hit by a Bus’ analogy when talking about Cancer

As many cancer fighters, survivors and people fighting other life threatening illnesses will know some comments, phrases or misguided efforts at making you feel better actually have the opposite effect.   And while they are meant in the best possible way they often leave you feeling even more isolated and upset.  Mainly because it means that… Continue reading Why you shouldn’t use the ‘Hit by a Bus’ analogy when talking about Cancer