Sailing with puppies

September 8, 2020 No Comments

We might not have been able to head on any foreign adventures this year, but it did mean that we got to take the dogs sailing a couple of times. And because there is nothing better than dogs on boats, here are very few words and lots of photos of the puppies by the sea……

A ‘Being Childfree’ guest post

August 14, 2020 No Comments

  “There seems to be no shame in asking people if they have children, and even asking why they don’t have children, but oddly, there seems to be a taboo in me responding to the question with “I have terminal cancer”, apparently, that makes people feel uncomfortable.” I’ve not blogged for the longest time. (I’m not sure what to say all that much anymore – don’t…

4 years ago today

August 6, 2020 No Comments

4 years ago today, a 35-year-old version of me, with beautiful long hair and all the energy in the world, sat in a room and listened as a friendly surgeon and a kind nurse told her she had breast cancer. A cancerous lump. A small, treatable, lump. That 4 years ago version of me sat naively, telling herself, that she’d do what the Drs said, to…

Scanxiety

June 22, 2020 No Comments

I’m not sleeping well right now, but I know this machine and what it’ll tell us is the reason why. Waiting for scan results is hard. But it’s also hard to explain to people that are not in this world…… Imagine every 1/3/6 months (depending on your scan schedule – mine is 3 right now!) taking a test that ultimately determines your future, but it being…

Treatment, scans and a lack of advocacy for Stage IV cancer

June 18, 2020 No Comments

View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝔼𝕞 | 𝕆𝕙 𝔾𝕠𝕤𝕙 (@ohgoshem) on Jun 18, 2020 at 4:09am PDT It’s treatment AND scan day today. So many friends have commented that it’s come round quick. And it has. It really has. They’ve also asked how I’m doing.Full disclosure. I’m weary. And I’m not doing so well right now.It’s hard enough navigating the world with…

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