How I get the most out of an NHS appointment

I am SO blessed to say that all of my treatment has been covered by the NHS. I can't even begin to imagine the trauma of not being able to afford treatment, and thinking about the fact that other patients with Ewing's Sarcoma have to crowdfund to purchase treatment makes me so sad and angry. … Continue reading How I get the most out of an NHS appointment

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A moment to realise I have become more involved in sharing my experience

I wrote the following piece last August for a charity social media post. Thought I'd pop it on here to show that I had a goal set to become more involved in helping other patients, and feel that I am fulfilling that goal with this blog! 🙂 It's a bit emotionally draining to write about … Continue reading A moment to realise I have become more involved in sharing my experience

Why I’m boycotting the Cancer Survivor title

noun: survivor; 'a person who survives, especially a person remaining alive after an event in which others have died' Yup, that's me. So why am I boycotting the 'cancer survivor' title? It comes down to two problems. 1 - It insinuates that other people weren't strong enough to survive, as if it were a choice or … Continue reading Why I’m boycotting the Cancer Survivor title