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“When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #MemoirReview #Cancer #Career #MeaningOfLife


On Monday, I called for more authentic memoir reviews to be tagged  Continue reading ““When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #MemoirReview #Cancer #Career #MeaningOfLife”

RCOG release: ‘Abnormal bleeding’ strong indication of pre-womb cancer condition, warns new guideline

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has issued new guidelines about the sign and symptoms of endometrial hyperplasia – an abnormal thickening of the lining of the uterus – which can, in some cases develop into endometrial cancers.
Continue reading “RCOG release: ‘Abnormal bleeding’ strong indication of pre-womb cancer condition, warns new guideline”

Flash Fiction “Knowledge is Power”

“Whatever you think best Mrs Webster.”

Surely she should feel empowered? She was finally being asked to Continue reading “Flash Fiction “Knowledge is Power””

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In case you missed it: This week’s “Inside Health” on BBC Radio 4 looks at the relationship between health and exercise, including the relationship between cancer occurrence / recurrence and levels of activity and whether you should rest during cancer treatments.

And there’s also some fascinating new stuff on exercise and joint pain. (Heads to gym..)

Click here

And just incase you imagine you are exempt because you would need to Continue reading “Health and Exercise Inside Special”

What does Survivorship look like?

Theoretically, I’m on the home-straight with the big memoir project, but rather than gather speed towards the end, I’ve been grinding to a near halt, struggling with exactly what that ending is. In fact Never Ending Story might be a good Continue reading “What does Survivorship look like?”

CHEMO BRAIN Part III – Notes to Self

This post forms part of a series I am writing to pull together some research and personal experience on Chemobrain, what it is and how you might manage it and help yourself.

It’s a reasonably long post (2,750 words approx) covering:

1. My brain and its thinking:

-Poor Prospective Memory

-Distractibility

-Inability to see the wood for the trees.

2. What I do about it Continue reading “CHEMO BRAIN Part III – Notes to Self”

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