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
  • Community News Blog

    Mac takeover day 2015!

    Yesterday over 400 members of Macmillan staff took to the streets of London to fundraise for our annual #Mactakeover day. We put on our wackiest outfits (and biggest smiles) and raised over £18,000 for people affected by cancer. I had a lovely hot day fundraising with my bucket in Picadilly whilst wearing a giant pair of pineapple glasses. ...
  • Testicular Cancer - my journey

    Glomerular what?

    Back at Royal Sussex County Hospital yesterday to see my old friend Dr Bloomfield (kind of feels that way after being under control of the London guys at the Marsden for a while - like coming home!?). He had a look at my scar and I can't help thinking there was a tinge of disappointment in his voice when he realised I had keyhole surgery so wasn't...
  • A journey into the unknown

    Blog start

    Welcome dear readers. I am now doing something that I never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would do - starting a blog. Unfortunately it is regarding a fight against incurable cancer. I hope that anything that I write provides some comfort/interest/curiosity ? for you. To be honest I do not really know if I am doing this for others. I suspect...
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness

    Neuroendocrine Cancer Nutrition - Vitamin and Mineral Challenges

    Despite learning early on in my journey that nutrition was going to be a challenge, I sensed the initial focus of my treatment was on getting rid of as much tumour bulk as possible and then controlling (stabilising) the disease through monitoring and surveillance. Clearly I'm happy about that! However, it eventually became clear that the impact...
  • GBM4 - The journey with my Dad

    This will be a long one... the last 9 months

    So. I didn't realise it had been 9 months since my last post. How time flies.... Dad had a routine scan that seemed to show progression of the tumour in January. Surgery was recommended to be followed by a new chemo regime. He had a surgery on the Friday, after which he was happy but had vertigo. A scan revealed that they hadn't got the...