If you are struggling to decide whether or not to take on the challenge of a long distance running event keep reading because in this post four people share their thoughts on why supporting a charity is the best way to do it.
At the Bloodwise Impact Day in September 2018 Dr Farhat Khanim was one of the research scientists who had agreed to share their current work with the attendees. She is a Bloodwise funded scientist who is wonderfully passionate about her work and fully believes in the research they are doing. I decided to write this… Continue reading Blood Cancer Research at Bloodwise – How existing drugs could potentially be used to fight blood cancer
I've put this together from the patient's and family's perspective because we have been through it and because when it happened to us this type of post would have been extremely helpful. What happens when you are diagnosed with acute Myeloid Leukaemia or indeed any acute leukaemia? What does it mean? What happens next?
This life quote is by far one of my favourites since I've been in remission from acute Leukaemia because it really sums up the journey I've been on. During the brutal treatment which meant 6 months as a hospital in patient my life certainly felt bleak and grey with little hope of any reprieve. Yet… Continue reading Need inspiration? A Life Quote to inspire you on those tough days
I came across this quote recently by French poet Marcel Proust, I've always been a lover of quotes, through good and bad times I have often found that they speak the very words I have in my own mind. Words have always been a part of me, ever since I was a young child when… Continue reading Be grateful to those who lift you up
In the past the concept of mindset was not something I had given much thought to and it was not something I particularly believed in either. However, over the past couple of years my beliefs have changed considerably and it wasn't until recently that I started to understand that this process is known by some… Continue reading How cancer can change your mindset in a positive way
When I was very suddenly diagnosed with blood cancer my life went into a spin, with a whirlwind of emotions, thoughts, questions and fears so I can safely say that it was hugely life changing and I didn’t know where to turn. My life has remained changed three years on but in many positive ways… Continue reading How helping others can help you live with Leukaemia