My Bad Bowel Cancer Week

Last week was a big one for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I passed a significant milestone as I clocked up two years since my surgery and stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis. If there had been any temptation to celebrate, this was abruptly crushed by the second reason, a disappointing scan result. I’ve experienced the most difficult, … Continue reading My Bad Bowel Cancer Week

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My Changing Approach to Bowel Cancer

It’s now almost two years since life for me and my family was turned inside out by my stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis. I’ve discussed previously the utter shock of it all; Saturday evening stomach pains and rush to A&E, Sunday night surgery and Monday morning devastation as I was informed I had a stoma … Continue reading My Changing Approach to Bowel Cancer

Some Positives About Having Bowel Cancer

Firstly “Decembeard” This December I’m getting together with a group of my closest friends – Tony Bobath, Andy Glaser, Richard Ilsley and Mick Finlay – to take part in “Decembeard”. On 30th November, we shaved off any existing facial hair and have thrown away our razors for the whole of December. This is an annual fundraising event … Continue reading Some Positives About Having Bowel Cancer