Christmas Cards From My Pupils

General

The times are very bleak at the moment, with Christmas cancelled and the new strain of the Corona virus spreading fast. I thought I’d try to bring some lightness and humour to you all by sharing my two favourite Christmas cards handmade and hand-delivered by pupils. The Destiny Of Most Cards Is In The Bin […]

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Chemotherapy – My Chemo Days

Cancer and Lynch Syndrome

Hearing you have to have chemotherapy is petrifying. We have all heard horror stories about the horrid side effects from it. I had to have six sessions of chemo following the radical hysterectomy. Everyone’s reaction to the drugs differs, as do the drugs, the frequency and the dose you get. This is how it was […]

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Two Canadian Cyclists Ride For Breast Cancer

Guest Bloggers

We are pleased to introduce our latest guest blog by Liam and Timmy. They are two Canadian cyclists, also known as The Pink Snowbirds. They are undertaking an incredible 8000km ride to raise money for breast cancer. Covid Compounds Challenges for Canadian Cyclists’ Coast to Coast Cancer Cause The Pink Snowbirds is a team of […]

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Healthy Diet – You Are What You Eat

Food

I always had the best intentions to have a healthy diet. But before the diagnosis, my diet wasn’t healthy. Quite far from it. I wrote in an earlier post that changing my diet to eating more fruit and vegetables and less processed and sugary foods, was one of the changes I made following the cancer […]

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Period Poverty – It’s Time To End It

General

I usually publish a post per week, but a news item about period poverty yesterday prompted me to write an extra post this week. Last night (which at the time of writing was Tuesday 24th), I saw on the news that Scotland has made sanitary products free for everyone. This is excellent news and a […]

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