Sky News, Social Media, Selfies, Colostomy’s and People Who Don’t Want To Know

I was so excited when I got a phone call asking if I would be interviewed for Sky News.  The chance to talk about Cancer and Colostomy's on actual real-life national news, yes please! The premiss behind the segment was looking at how social media gives people a chance to express what they are going through and [...]

Is The Sun Setting on Hiding Your Colostomy?

As I said in my Nicola B and the Two Big C's blog post, I have never hidden the fact I have a colostomy, traditionally I have never made a massive point of it either.  This has changed slightly in the last few months.  Talking about it more openly through the fabulous Cancer Research UK and [...]

Nicola B and the Big C

Have you heard that I had cancer?  Of course you have, I talk about it…. a lot!! Some people find this strange, a lot of people consider serious illness to be something that should be private and dealt with behind closed doors but that has never been how I felt.  I have complete respect for [...]