my life as a young feminist and survivor of womb cancer
A year after being first diagnosed with womb cancer, I realised that although I struggled talking about my feelings, I could write about them. From there came the idea of writing a blog, a collection of moments – some good, some bad, all of them honest – about my life as a womb cancer survivor and how it has affected me and those around me.
Writing for me has always been cathartic, and I hope that my experience will help others overcome similar situations, or understand what their loved ones are going through.
Switching point of views for a second. I have spoken at length about my experience of cancer as a patient, because that is what feels the most true, the most raw. That is what I need and want to get off my chest, that is where I feel my experience could help others. But there […]
I have always liked numbers. I hate maths, do not get me wrong – but numbers themselves are comforting. Counting makes sense. Keeping track makes sense. I like to see numbers. Work out how many days, how many hours, how much time I spend doing this or that. And when I am particularly anxious, when […]
I have struggled to write in the last few weeks. Struggled to let my fingers fly on my keyboard, struggled to let my feelings and thoughts become public. I feel like I have two choices. Staying silent. Not bothering anyone. Maintaining the status quo. Keeping face. The alternative feels like indulgence. As if by allowing […]