I’m often contacted by people who are dancing with/laughing at/fighting/feeling a bit overwhelmed by cancer. (We all choose our own language. I don’t fight, but if you do, I’m happy to hold your coat.) And one of the most common questions/concerns is: I’ve finished my treatment, but I still feel as though I’m lying on [...]
I’ve written before about my feet and how thrilling it was to be getting into heels again, around Christmas time, here.
Going further back, last summer was tricky. My feet swelled in the heat, and went from heel to calf in a solid line. I wrote about it here.
This summer, I’m happy to tell you [...]
Recovering from cancer treatment is a gradual process. Hair comes millimetre by wished-for millimetre. Breathlessness hits at the third step of a flight of stairs, then the fourth, then the fifth. Cramp makes you scream and cry, then just scream, then gibber, then you’re saying ‘Ow! cramp again!’ and turning over and going back to [...]