Here is a lovely update from JP Clark, ten years post Lymphoma diagnosis. TEN YEARS. An incurable diagnosis. A happy reminder that 'incurable' does not mean 'terminal'. The words chosen by the doctor, at the point of diagnosis need to be explained fully. When you are diagnosed, you might be given … [Read more...] about JP Clark – Ten Years
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When Lynda got in touch after watching my stories, I asked her if she would mind sharing her story about her diagnosis of CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia)It wasn't an easy time for her as sadly, and far too often, the signs and symptoms are missed by health professionals as they can be quite … [Read more...] about Lynda’s Story.
There has been a lot of media attention lately, largely thanks to a heart wrenching story on Coronation Street where Sinead Tinker discovered she had cervical cancer, while pregnant with her son, Bertie. To discover that you have cancer at any time is devastating, but to receive the diagnosis … [Read more...] about Roberta’s Story
Welcome to my 'Thicker Than Water' series. Each month I will share a Guest Post from someone whose life has been affected by blood cancer. Whether they be a patient, a family member, a friend. In remission, mid treatment, or even a doctor or nurse. I really hope this series will become a useful … [Read more...] about Thicker Than Water
Meet Olivia. Olivia is 22 and we tripped over each other on Instagram. (What did we ever do before IG?!) She is beautiful and she is strong. She was living her life like any other 21 year old should. And then the unthinkable happened... Olivia was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma Last … [Read more...] about Olivia’s Story. Thicker Than Water
JP'S STORY When JP got in touch with me, it wasn't through a mutual love of interiors, it wasn't through our location (turns out we live 15 mins from each other) it was, I believe, through a hashtag. #LYMPHOMA I am certain most of you reading this will have searched up hashtags on Instagram. I … [Read more...] about Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. JP’s Story