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  • Blog Post: A blog about a blog and fund raising

    At the beginning of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month I decided to start a blog to share some of my experiences of living with ovarian cancer and I have found it to be a really positive experience. You can read my blog at: http://www.tealrunner.blogspot.com I am also fund raising with my sister in...
  • Blog Post: Less than a week to go. This is real!

    Well, with Christmas over and done with, the reality has hit home. I'm having my ovaries removed in less than a week. Can't say I'm looking forward to it but then again who would? Christmas was good. A bit quieter than previous but our family are going through a rough time. My mum is waiting...
  • Blog Post: First post and story so far

    About me: I am an ex nurse, now medical Sales Rep. I got divorced earlier this year and have 2 amazing kids. Boy of 10 and girl of 15. I've been through a tough 3 years and I'm finally getting everything in place to move on with my life. That was until a few weeks ago...... Last year I went to...
  • Blog Post: 1st Entry... A little info...

    My story so far…. I found out on 11 th February 2013 that I am a BRCA1 carrier. Truth be told, I wasn’t sure what to think… “Did this mean I was going to die?” was probably the first thought that went through my head, for some random reason. I have a strong family history...
  • Blog Post: Keeping sane!

    Another steroid fuelled evening.... yes it is 2:30am... ridiculous! I will definitely be sleeping for 3 days once the steroids wear off! Apparently some people have no problems with steroids and feel no side effects, I am clearly not one of them.... and to be honest, I’ve yet to meet someone who...
  • Blog Post: New to blogging...

    Hello, My name is Claire and I have never blogged about my cancer experience before... I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in July 2009, a few months after my 30th birthday and well, as anyone who has been through this will know, it was a shock (to put it mildly!). Since then, I have had 4 surgeries...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird...still going strong

    Blimey what is going on with this site, I had enough problems before but this one well!!!! First of all I need to say sorry to all my mates for not saying hi but the Kezzer is doing well, I am still off all treatment and that is because it hasn't worked for me and makes me cronically sick so my crazy...
  • Blog Post: 1st blog, Going threw it again

    hi all thought id start my own blog see how it goes feel free to join in. im now on my 1st session of my second course of chemo. i was diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer in september last year and had a lot of other probs too but after 6 courses of carbo taxol got better.that finnished in...
  • Blog Post: Start date for chemotherapy

    Hi, I saw the Oncologist today, even though it's Bank Holiday Monday, and will start my chemo two weeks today. I don't know if I'm glad or not. I am glad that I have some definite date to work towards, as I feel more confident with my 'Plan'. I've been feeling in limbo up to...
  • Blog Post: Information and advice please

    Hi, I've just been diagnosed with Stage 3C Endometrioid Ovarian Cancer. I had my surgery on April 2nd, and have to see an Oncologist and start Chemotherapy in about a month, when I'm stronger. I would like any information and advice on what to expect with the Chemo, and what sort of side effects...
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