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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”

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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. 

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…..‘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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