One of the reasons why up to 30% of women don’t attend cervical screening tests is the invasive nature of the test itself, and I’m no exception - it’s horrible. But one of the reasons that I am sharing the intimate details of my treatment is to let people know the reality of how horrible cervical cancer treatment is. A two minute test with your GP is nothing compared to the alternative so do, please, take every possible chance you have of avoiding this nightmare of a disease.
Nothing is more important than your life. Go for your smear tests, go for your mammograms, check your body regularly and never find excuses not to seek help for anything that feels odd. Screening doesn’t always find cancer, and early detection doesn’t always make a difference, but give yourself the best chance you can. Honestly, this is one experience you really don’t want to share.
I don't know what to say... well done sounds very trite - how about you're amazing? Not because you're going through it but because you share it in a way that makes me completely get it. I hope if my time comes I can be someone's Darcey or Floopnoodle and I have the equivalent to help me through it.
From your very first Blog you've had me glued, like a cancer version of a series of books where I've ardently awaited the next volume. Harry Potter and the sorcerer's Vagina has finally arrived and did not disappointment!When you had a "gap" I waited and waited
Thank you so much. We all need a hand to hold sometimes, and to be able to offer a hand to someone else is an enormous gift. X
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's Vagina is my very favourite title ever .
Wow, you are simply awesome, though I am sure you don't feel it, but you are. Good luck isn¡t anywhere near enough to convey my thoughts about your recovery
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