'Another visit from CZ the lymphoma nurse today – such a lovely lady. Apparently with this particular chemo hair loss is inevitable within about three weeks. I’ve laughed about how it’s in terrible condition anyway and joked to Al about wigs and bandannas but in truth I have no idea how I will cope with … Continue reading No Hair Day: The One With All The Chemo Hair Loss.
'An Ellie Goulding song plays on the radio with a beautiful melody which stops me in my tracks. Ellie sings 'It's OK to be afraid.' This reduces me to tears. Sketch puts his arms around me and we cry together for a while. We feel like she is singing directly to us. It's … Continue reading Lady Sketch Chemo Diaries – The One Where They Said I was Going To Die… Part 1.
Pre Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma Diagnosis... In November 2011 my second son PJ was born, to myself (Wenna) and my partner (Sketch). Arriving via C-Section at The Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske (RCH), PJ was welcomed into the world a week early. A complicated and difficult pregnancy had seen me endure escalating (and unexplained) pain, … Continue reading Lady Sketch Chemo Diaries – The One With The Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Diagnosis.