Round up of the lows and highs of 2020…

It's nearly 2021 and I recently wrote about the trauma of what happened this year and posted it on facebook…   It’s been an utter shit year. Covid happened. Diagnosed with a brain met (ie secondary breast cancer in my brain) - targeted radiotherapy for it. Surgery to remove SBC lymph nodes under my left arm all under [...]

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Portacath

  Seven years ago I had a portacath fitted. I want to share some information based on my own experience. This will hopefully help you make the right decisions, if [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020

A long but very important post coming up – please read this. It’s nearly October and we all know what’s in store - #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth – a sea of [...]

What happened to you in lockdown?

I'm sure that there are many answers to how you dealt with lockdown and myself?  A few weeks ago I posted on my personal facebook account at how I loved lockdown because it [...]

New Year Resolutions

I wrote a blog back in 2014 “Pinktober it will turn you green” which mentioned the amount of people that decided to make a new year resolution of exercise and by the end [...]

Surgery, “Special Achievement Award” from Oldham Sports Awards and there’s more…

Surgery In January 2018 I had a follow up appointment with my breast surgeon. This isn’t my original surgeon from North Manchester hospital.  I happened to miss 2 [...]

Insurance With #DoMoreWithIW

As someone who had primary breast cancer and then diagnosed with secondary incurable breast cancer, I wanted to show my support for this campaign as Fiona and her team have [...]

ESMO18 Munich October 2018

Before ESMO2019 I wanted to give you a look at last years blog that I had written and never published until now.  I was suppose to be at ESMO2019 but sadly I cannot make it [...]

Life on a Phase 1 Clinical Trial

When I was told in late 2015 that I’d secured the last place on a phase 1 clinical trial, I didn’t in my wildest dreams think I’d end up still on that trial almost 4 [...]

Informed Consent

When I was first diagnosed with my secondary breast cancer, my oncologist said that the disease was “treatable but not curable” and those words ring regularly in my head. [...]

Lisa’s ride to recovery

In April 2018 my world changed dramatically when I found out I had breast cancer. I had always been so fit and healthy. Life was good, my husband had just set up his [...]
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