I was misdiagnosed by three different doctors at the same practice. Osteosarcoma is a rare disease and it’s easily missed so I don’t blame them at all. But if that last doctor hadn’t sent me for an x-ray, I might not be here now. … More What I Learned from Having Childhood Cancer
When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, your whole world feels like it’s been flipped on its head. Your priorities have suddenly changed, all your plans are up in the air and you feel like you don’t know your left from your right. I was diagnosed with cancer at 14 and people used to ask me … More How to Stay Positive When You’re Going Through Cancer Treatment
Having cancer is a life-changing experience. Your body changes, your outlook changes and sometimes, your confidence can be affected too. When you finish treatment, trying to pick up where you left off is difficult. Your family and friends are busy trying to get on with their own lives & you haven’t got any hospital appointments … More How to Boost Your Confidence After Cancer
It’s like one day you’re just living your life in a haze of teenage emotions. Wandering the streets of your hometown aimlessly with your best friend. Getting caught up in adolescent arguments and then suddenly, you have a feeling that something is gonna change your life for good. Like chaos has ensued all around you … More A Frank Account of Teenage Cancer
Not only does cancer affect your health, it affects your whole way of life. It is overwhelming at first – health worries, financial worries, ‘what will the rest of my life be like’ worries! There’s so much information to take in & everything seems to be thrown into madness mode. Don’t panic. There are lots … More The Overwhelming ‘Big C’
It’s been 11 years since I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma but reading Sarcoma UK‘s latest report, The Loneliest Cancer, it seems as though nothing much has changed. The new campaign highlights the fact that sarcoma is one of the rarest cancers out there and as such, doesn’t receive as much funding as other cancers might. … More Osteosarcoma – Symptoms & Misdiagnosis | Health
April 9th 2018 marked 10 years since I was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 14. When I think about it, it seems like yesterday and about 100 years ago at the same time! There are parts I’ve blocked out completely, parts that feel like a dream and some things which are still crystal … More What I’ve Learned in 10 Years | Health
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Can you believe that babies born in 2000 are now allowed to legally enter a nightclub? Because I cannot. This year, I’ll be 25 and there are going to be plenty of changes afoot. So, what’s coming up?
This week, I’m introducing you guys to a charity that I’ve recently become involved with! A couple of weeks ago, I came into contact with James & his wonderful charity, CATS. The charity focuses on promoting awareness of cancer symptoms to young people, particularly students. As someone who had cancer as a teenager, I was … More Getting To Know CATS! | News
Happy Friday everyone – hope you’ve all had a great week! Last week, I was invited to go to the Hilton Hotel for International Women’s Day as a guest of Time of the Month – a company who make 100% organic sanitary products for women.