Update on treatment – video

This first video is a update on my treatment plan, then if you scroll down there is another video explaining immunotherapy I came across last night which I thought was really clear and helpful so worth sharing 🙂 Immunotherapy explained Crowd funding link is below though again I’d encourage you to donate to the Macmillan fund raiser instead. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/familymemories?utm_id=1&utm_term=J7dRGpM8m

My work and crowdfunding

I have the best employer, they’re amazing in fact! Not only that, my work colleagues are genuinely some of the nicest people you could ever meet – with a few exceptions of course lol. I have been with Banks-Sadler for just over 4 years. I accidentally landed a role looking after some of finance filing as when it came to that – they were frankly incompetent! Cutting a long story short a few month later I was offered a finance assistant role after a couple of staff unexpectedly left ( translation: they were desperate! ) and continued to stumble and…

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The Medical Trial

Before I get into the main topic for this blog I quickly want to thank everyone who has donated so far to my fundraising page for Macmillan Cancer Support. The page has only been live a few days and is already just shy of a quarter of the way to the target amount which is amazing! If you haven’t donated yet, a link to do so is just to the right of this blog ( or below on mobile devices ) or you can go to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Notseriousjustcancer to read the full story behind the fundraising. Anything you can give to…

The Friday that made it real – video

As a bit of an experiment I recorded a video blog. Turned out to be little bit tougher to record than I thought so I was undecided whether to actually post this one, but I suppose this is how it is and I think it conveys things better than a written blog could. My first treatment


Breaking the news to Freya

Right from the word go, we had a huge problem. I have the most amazing, beautiful, sweetest little 7 year old in the world. Someone who is going to be completely crushed by this news. How the hell are you supposed to get through that? Making matters worse, back in February / March when I was ill but undiagnosed, we were quite happily sat watching Bake Off, the stand up to cancer specials when she turned round to me and asked me if I had cancer and was going to die. Of course, I reassured her that wasn’t the case…