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Pregnancy and the risks of cancer

Pregnancy and the risks of cancer

After pregnancy, it is entirely natural for a new mother’s attention to be consumed by the care of her new born baby. It is, however, just as important for women to monitor their own health in the time that follows childbirth, with evidence supporting that some factors related to pregnancy may increase the risk of certain types of breast and gynaecologic cancers. VIEW the POST

Thursday thoughts – 364 days

Thursday thoughts – 364 days

364 days has passed, tomorrow is the day that I have been dreading for 364 days. The year, the day that a year has passed. How can a year have passed already? Well, it has. I think about it a lot, that week in the hospice. But not often for the bad reasons. I think about Grandad and I remember happy times, things that make me smile. It is hard at times, when I feel low, I just want to cuddle him. One day! VIEW the POST

MacMillan Cancer – Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

MacMillan Cancer – Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

Today was the day that the world came together to have the worlds biggest coffee morning, we did this at work and I managed to bake up a few little peanut butter and jam muffin treats. VIEW the POST

My Grandad, My Hero…

My Grandad, My Hero…

I think as weeks go last week couldn't have got any worse... The past 2 months has been a roller-coaster journey for my family, how do you get passed times like this? A week ago today we lost my wonderful Grandad, at the ripe ole age of 90 years old, to cancer - the horrible C word! You can never be prepared, I knew he was 90 and of course I was under no illusion that he would live forever, (well I realised this when I was about 21) but still the past 2 months have been so quick and too quick to make sense of it all. 2 months ago Grandad was rushed to hospital for a blood transfusion, which led to CT scans and later an MRI scan: we were told, only 6 weeks ago that he had a tumor on his liver which was causing all kinds of ...