It’s #WorldCancerDay and, having written a few blogs about how cancer has affected me in my personal life over the last 2 years, I’m sharing them here again today (with an up-date at the end of the day)!
As a Voice of the charity MIND, and someone who has suffered from clinical depression in the past – mental health issues are something I am very passionate about. Recent events in my personal life have made me realise what a poor relation mental health is in comparison to physical health here in the UK. Here as a loved one battles a physical disease – the toll on our mental health is immense….
Our journey begins with a devastating diagnosis…
The last few weeks have been sheer hell. Ever since the doctor uttered the words “You have renal cancer” to my partner – our world has been turned upside-down, inside-out and…well you get the picture!
That old cliché “You never know what’s round the corner” has never felt more true.
I know, I know….all the old clichés are coming out – but sometimes it’s the clichés that are the only…
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