Returning to Work After a Long Term Absence

Healthy Living

Let’s face it, returning to work after a long absence is exhausting. Whether it is after a personal absence like cancer treatments or a joint experience like the pandemic, it takes its toll on our physical and mental wellbeing. As people in many countries are returning to the physical workplace, I thought I’d share some […]

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What is a Colonoscopy – My First Experience

Cancer and Lynch Syndrome

Colonoscopies are an important part of the care plan for people with Lynch syndrome. The NHS in the UK  screens carriers every 18 months, other countries operate on different timescales. My first colonoscopy wasn’t exactly a soaring success. The doctor had to abandon the procedure thanks to some complications. What Is a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy […]

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The Bike Ride Continues into Germany

Cycling

After we leave the Nordic Countries, our bike ride takes us into Germany. We have again used EuroVelo to map our route. The website is proving invaluable for planning our ride. What did people do before the internet? Proper maps are great, but we’d have to carry several detailed maps with us if it weren’t […]

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Cycling Through The Nordic Countries

Cycling

Lately we have started to plan our cycling route, which makes the whole thing that much more real, exciting and scary. I know we are not embarking on our journey for another year, but researching the route gives us something to look forward to. Especially in these times of Corona when our movements are restricted. […]

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Welcome to Cycling for Cancer

Welcome

First, a huge welcome. Whether you are a reader who has migrated from my first blog or completely new, I am delighted to see you here. As I mentioned on the About Me page, I was diagnosed with womb cancer in March 2019. I had had symptoms for a while, I just didn’t know they […]

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