Tag Archives: Breast Cancer

“Wear the Badge with Pride”

This morning while enjoying my first mug of coffee and perusing facebook, I came across the following: “J– F– and 3 other friends are attending Support the fight against Cancer … Wear The Badge With Pride.” (name blanked for privacy) … Continue reading

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Return to Love

Recently, I acquired a book of short stories written by Jackie Manthorne. The entire book was great but one of the stories was similar in some ways to my own life while still being different enough that I didn’t wonder ‘have you met me somewhere before?’. Continue reading

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“Phoenix From The Flames”

Friday August 28th dawned. I had been awake all night, the majority of it spent with Angelika and some of our Angelryon family. Beacons in the rose hued light that filtered through cream coloured curtains, these few. I can think of no-one else I would rather spend these moments with. I was tired but I know I could not have slept had I shuffled up the staircases to my room. Continue reading

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What they don’t tell you about cancer

Sharon Morrison was 48 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Finding the literature on the subject ‘scary and heavy going’, she wrote a book of her own, based on her experiences. Here, she describes some of the things she didn’t expect — and explains how to deal with them. Continue reading

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One of the many reasons I do what I do

Today, while browsing through newspapers that had gathered on the table in my front room during the build-up to Relay For Life of SecondLife, I cam across an article that made me seethe. Not because the reporter, a very nice woman by the name of Diana Prince had personally said or written anything wrong, but purely because the subject matter was all too familiar to me. Continue reading

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