Lisa Reiter – Sharing the Story


Cancer Stories

“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”

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?”

Guest blog: Diagnosis – from despair to new life

Last week, I looked at online communities and the special meetings and connections they can bring. This week I’m pleased to introduce my first guest blog written by Fiona Buxton who I met on-line. She is currently dealing with the same rare cancer I had – high grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma – and takes a look at her journey from the shock of the initial diagnosis to how she has learned to deal with her situation. 


…..‘In the womb, the lungs and in the bones. And because of that it is incurable. And will be significantly life shortening.’

Continue reading “Guest blog: Diagnosis – from despair to new life”

What do I Say?

Its been a busy few weeks trying to get our downstairs decorated before Christmas and as ever, the run up to it seems more stressful than exciting.

I always seem to be packing too much in at this time of year and suspect there’s some association with that year when I was literally trying to pack my life into a few months.

It had me thinking of the families I know facing a particularly difficult Christmas this year and wondering Continue reading “What do I Say?”

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