Ferris Bueller Is Right.

I have a date. An actual date. It’s my first. Ever.So he rang me to check I was real and I ended up telling him about the cancer. Not because I wanted to, or because I’m wearing it as a ...

ACT

My physical recovery is still going well. My mental health is taking a bit of a battering. Trying to cope with the effects of the menopause on top of a marriage break up is hard work. Unfort...

Love And Support

I couldn’t sleep at all after the operation. General anaesthetics always make me hyper and hospitals are a constant hive of activity, even in the early hours. I got them to take my cat...

Operational Concerns

This time next week I’ll be on the operating table having my ovaries and womb removed in an effort to reduce my risk of a breast cancer recurrence. While I don’t dispute the need...

It’s Getting Close

I’ve known since January that I would need to have surgery to remove my baby making department – or ‘patio over the garden’ as my friend Jack put it – but back then the surgeon...

A Little Help From My Friends

I consider myself lucky to have such amazingly supportive friends and family, because if I didn’t, I might not be writing this. I might have killed myself.Three weeks ago I had what I ...