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Trusting my Instincts

Trusting my Instincts

March 5 2020
I really thought that I was totally at ease having just the one boob and not wearing a bra.  I was happy not to have had reconstruction, which was the choice I had made early on and been very happy with.  However, I started to hold myself differently, covering up my right side with my arm.
Pinot & Grigio - Cancer Blog #6

Pinot & Grigio - Cancer Blog #6

March 5 2020
So once again, back to the hospital for another operation.  I was getting good at this!  When I got there a lovely lady asked me if she could follow my journey for the day as she was training to be a theatre technician.  
Not much fun for Dad! - Cancer blog #5

Not much fun for Dad! - Cancer blog #5

April 25 2019
So with my first mammogram over and done with and a good result I kinda just got on with life. I ...
Walnuts and Wizened Fruit. Cancer blog #4

Walnuts and Wizened Fruit. Cancer blog #4

April 25 2019
Hi there, me again So there I was sitting in my surgeon’s office two weeks after my operation. I’...
The Dawn of the Cyberman (woman). Cancer blog #3

The Dawn of the Cyberman (woman). Cancer blog #3

April 25 2019
Hello again! So with family and friends told, it was basically time to get on with it. I was book...
My story from the beginning, lots of holding hands and cake! - Cancer blog #1

My story from the beginning, lots of holding hands and cake! - Cancer blog #1

April 25 2019
Heh guys, So this is it, I’ve decided to tell you about my blip along life’s road and why I consi...
My mastectomy photoshoot with Abi

My mastectomy photoshoot with Abi

March 18 2019
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2013, a week after my 44th birthday. It was a funny t...