A couple of my friends have recently set up blogs Tend Nutrition and BiblioManiac and I was going to email them a few tips I have learnt along the way but then I thought... I should share them with all of you. Make sure people can follow your blog. I love following the blogs I like [...]
An article that I wrote a year ago today, which can still sometimes seem very relevant…
A lady wrote to me recently praising my positive attitude to having cancer. This lady also went on to say that her son had cancer and that he was in a very negative place and she had tried encouraging him to read my blog to gain a different perspective but that he wasn’t interested and so fearful for the future and asked if I ever felt like that?
I wrote back saying YES!
But her question made me think how important it is to discuss the lowest lows that you go through when dealing with cancer. I have a wonderful friend who stayed so positive throughout her whole treatment. She had breast cancer and has been all clear for years but looking back she says she never allowed herself to think the worst. She felt remaining positive was integral to her getting better and she never allowed negativity to creep in.
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It was the 4th January 2012 that I was diagnosed with bowel cancer. I remember it like it was yesterday. My dad coming over to watch my 3-month-old daughter and 2-year-old son whilst my husband took me to the hospital for my long-awaited colonoscopy. I knew instantly that there was a problem, as soon as [...]