Hello dear readers, how are you? I hope life is treating you well, but if you have a challenge to face, that you always have someone at your side to have your back.
I am going to face a new challenge this year that changed my blogging plans for 2020. In January, I told you a little of what I had planned for my blogs. I wanted to put this blog to good use too but was diagnosed with primary breast cancer just afterwards.
On Thursday, I will find out how the doctors at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals have planned my treatment. I fear that I won't have as much time or mind for blogging for some time, depending on what's coming my way. So I am going to concentrate on my Wordpress blog to share my journey.
I hope to be able to make a note here every day what I am blogging about on Wordpress so that you can be in the loop too. Please bear with me until I have beaten cancer. Thanks!
I would also like to encourage you to support the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Charity's Boudicca Appeal. They are fundraising 800 000£ to create a dedicated breast cancer unit. The hospital today sees almost double as many breast cancer patients than they did than five years ago. That is an enormous rise and puts a lot of pressure on the current facilities and staff.
For me, that meant so far five journeys to Norwich within a month. That is between 35 and 45 minutes travel each way and the worry, not knowing what comes. On Thursday 5th, we go again to find out how they are treating me. While I am holding up well, it still puts a lot of pressure on my family and me.
They say on their page they want to build:" An enhanced environment. Purport-built, spacious waiting, diagnostic and treatment rooms. Counselling rooms for women with a breast cancer diagnosis.
Better experience for patients with fewer days of anxiety while patients wait for results."
That would help. According to the NHS, 1 in 8 women is diagnosed with breast cancer in their life time. So it is essential to create better facilities for breast cancer care. The staff I have met so far are doing an excellent job. They are so caring, being extremely effective and supportive. They do deserve a better work environment.
So please, if you can spare a little money hop over to their Just Giving Page and give as little or much as you can. Or share the page on your social media. Your support means a lot to me! Thank you very much.
Video Credit: Cancer Research UK via YouTube
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Just one more thing before you go: The hospital that is treating me for cancer is fundraising for a dedicated breast cancer unit which would allow same-day diagnosis and better premises for patients and staff.
Please, if you can spare a little money hop over to their Just Giving Page and give as little or much as you can. Or share the page on your social media. Your support means a lot to me! Thank you very much.
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