In the 12 months since my discharge from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, I have done my utmost to distance myself from kidney cancer. This has not been easy.
For one thing, it’s brought a lot of guilty feelings surrounding the support I received as a patient. I was fortunate to discover Kidney Cancer UK and the Kidney Cancer Support Network, both of which offered unfailing help and excellent advice. Having been an established Twitter user prior to kidney cancer due
Missfit Creations began in 2005, since then I've created unique designs for 100s of customers. From blushing brides wanting a look of their own to outrageous drag queens needing the wow factor. I've dressed boy bands and girl groups, tribute artists and entertainers of all kinds including a few X Factor contestants. Missfit has sold across the globe and on various sites around the UK including ASOS as well as having a regular Stand at Clothes Show Live. By 2012 the Missfit br
It’s exactly 4 years since I was whisked off to hospital and discovered I had kidney cancer. It’s a weird one because as anniversaries go it’s not a particularly pleasant one but at the same time it’s unforgettable and stops me in my tracks.
It should be the time of year when I’d be having my annual scan but due to my haphazard hospital record, scans have been missed, forgotten and therefore later each time. I received a letter telling me my next appointment would be April 2
I’ve been asked a few times whether I’d turn this blog into a book and I’d dismissed this for a long while. The main reason for not wanting to share the whole story as it were is because I would be publishing information about people and places, some of whom would rather I not share it.
Although there is of course mention in this blog about where I was treated and it’s not difficult to work out by whom, some of my experience wasn’t pleasant and I have no wish to raise issue