Blogs

Blogs

Write down your experiences and share your knowledge with members of the community. Whether it’s a personal journal or a record of your marathon training, your blog is a space for you to communicate your thoughts to the world.

Latest Entries
  • 3rd dance with germ cell cancer

    Well that was a shock

    Last friday i summond up all my effort and sat in the outpatients waiting room awaiting the results from my latest scan, as per usual the was an hour delay, which never does your nerves one bit of good, i like most people just want to get it over and done with, but like chemo for cancer the waiting to be seen by your consultant is a long drawn out affair...
  • Whims and Wishes

    Turned upside down...

    I'm discharged from the breast clinic, A small step for a health cynic, Tied up the gowns, hung up the frowns, No longer dodging let me downs.... No more the annual mammogram, I'm gambling or I'm fixed, I am! The plastic chair, the tears, the stare, The buttoned blouse I choose to wear, And hushed impending everywhere......
  • Community News Blog

    Benefits webchat, 26 March 2015 - transcript

    Last week, welfare rights advisers Ceri and Melvin joined us in the chatroom to answer your benefits questions. Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. The chat is now finished but you can still speak to a benefits adviser by calling the Macmillan Support Line (0808 808 0000, Mon-Fri, 9am-8pm) or you can email your question . I have...
  • Dyad's second time around

    Going private - Shall I? Shan't I?

    It’s been a long time since my last blog post, for lots of reasons, mostly because I’ve been feeling pretty ill and just not up to doing anything much at all. I realised a few days ago that my days mostly consist of sleeping, and when I am awake I’m taking care of the consequences of my illness. And that’s about it. But I must...
  • Macmillan's cancer information

    Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    March is prostate cancer awareness month. This is a great opportunity for cancer charities, hospitals, health information providers and support organisations to raise the profile of the most common cancer in men. Here, nurse Richard takes a quick look at some of the key points – but there's loads more to read on our website . Basic facts...