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Keep up to date with Jo and her experiences after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

6. A Waiting Game

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 5 and the next entry at part 7.   A waiting game – counting down to the next appointment Diagnosis initially triggered a whole series of appointments in quick succession and encounters with a host of healthcare professionals. Every appointment […]

7. Handle With Care

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 6 and the next entry at part 8.   Handle With Care Whilst my surgeon had made it clear the cancer was not curable it was still difficult to hear my oncologist describe the purpose of chemo as being to […]

8. A Spoonful (and the Rest) of Nasty Medicine

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 7 and the next entry at part 9.   A Spoonfull (and the Rest) of Nasty Medicine I tended to find the first couple of days post chemo weren’t too bad but I soon learnt that the worse was to […]

9. The Alien has Landed

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 8 and the next entry at part 10.   The Alien has Landed In the few days ahead of the formal diagnosis, facing the possibility it could be cancer, all I could focus on was the fact I did not […]

10. Infinity and Beyond

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 9 and the next entry at part 11.   Infinity and Beyond I know many cancer patients elect not to wear a wig. For me there was no alternative. To me a shaved or bald head with or without a […]

11. Battle Scarred

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 10 and the next entry at part 12.   Battle Scarred Needless to say my body’s taken a battering over these last few months; with some outwardly visible reminders.   In the words of a 4 year old, I now […]

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