Writing through the post-treatment wasteland

By Katie Murray, Love of literacy One and a half years of breast cancer treatments have left me feeling like a broken house. Chemotherapy. Three surgeries. Radiotherapy. Hormone therapy. I am all smashed windows; a trail of litter and destruction running up to my door. 

I didn’t tell my son I had cancer

I didn’t tell my son I had cancer

You’ve been diagnosed with cancer. The big question is… do you tell your kids? As parents we naturally want to protect our children from anything that might hurt, upset or worry them. It’s part of a parent’s make-up. If we could wrap our children in 

Why I write

Why I write

This guest blog post is from Juliet about how she regularly journals. She talks about how it helped her to deal with having gone through cancer treatment, and how it has more recently helped her during the coronavirus pandemic. I was diagnosed with breast cancer