Today is the anniversary of my fathers death, he died 36 years ago very suddenly of a heart attack. I remember very little about him as I was only 12 at the time, I never had a ‘grown up’ conversation with him so don’t feel like I know the real him.
There are so many questions I’d ask him, so much I’d like to find out but right now there’s a very pressing question I need answering. ‘What was wrong with your kidney’s?’
The little I do know is that my Dad had problems with his
A glance back before I move forward… It’s a longer post than usual but these are the notes I spoke from at the Kidney Cancer Information Day last year, I’ve edited a little. It was that day that gave me the courage to return to my GP and pursue the answers I still seek. Kidney cancer is an unfashionable cancer but the statistics are rising, so much more needs to be done to raise awareness and beat this disease. One thing’s for sure, it won’t beat me. Before I wasn’t ill. Aged
I’ve been blogging now for nearly 3 years. It started from my scribbled notes whilst in hospital when I was first admitted on March 13th 2013 – not the most auspicious date.
Trying to make sense of all that was happening was made easier by scribbling down notes as it happened, everything from where I was, who treated me, how I was treated and of course what I wore. The latter being most important to me at the time having stepped out of the dreamy world of fashion and straight