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Roz

Roz was diagnosed with stage 4a Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin's Lymphoma in February 2010, when her little boy was just 8 months old. After 6 cycles of chemo, she made it into remission. Less than 3 months later, she was diagnosed with Thyroid cancer. Visit Roz: Blog: Life With Lymphoma Twitter: @rozzibee Facebook: ‘kin Hodgkin’s

My Distraction

Baby Boy was born on 1st April 2012 at 10.10am weighing 3.3kg (7lb 4oz) after a very quick birth! I am a very proud mummy. My oldest has taken quite well to being a big brother, although there is sometimes some jealousy when I feed him. Generally though, he has …

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Special Care

When you have been a cancer patient, doctors are generally a lot more cautious with you. If anything comes back with so much of a sniff of being abormal, everything tends to go into panic mode and no stone is left unturned. That’s how it feels sometimes anyway. I guess this is …

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Hate Needles?

EMLA is something I only heard about fairly recently, but I so wish I knew about it when I was going through chemo and having to have lots of needles. EMLA is a cream that is a local anesthetic that has been successfully used in UK for 25 years. The cream is available in …

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Bye Bye Thyroid!

One week ago, I had the second half of my thyroid removed. This leaves me on medication for the rest of my life. I am also taking calcium tablets as my levels dropped in hospital, so I’m having them rechecked next week. I had a meltdown in hospital on Sunday. …

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It’s Not Fair!

Today, I had quite a big “It’s not fair” moment. Throughout my illness and my treatment, I’ve managed to avoid most of these, but not today. What, exactly tipped me over the edge, I don’t know. I have heard of people coping fine throughout their treatment, and then afterwards reflecting …

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