Posted in January 2012

Bowel Cancer. My Symptoms.

The Be Loud Be Clear campaign which Beating Bowel Cancer is running this week got me thinking as well as a few emails and DMs from people.  My symptoms.  What were they?  What made me realise something was wrong? So here it is, a very honest account of something I shouldn’t have ignored for as … Continue reading

Be Loud! Be Clear! for Beating Bowel Cancer

Be Loud Be Clear takes place during week commencing 23 January. It’s a week to raise awareness for bowel cancer. Awareness saves lives. Do you know the symptoms of bowel cancer? You might think you do… But just to make sure, Beating Bowel Cancer explains the most common symptoms: 1. Bleeding from the bottom (rectal … Continue reading


I woke up yesterday morning and wanted to get up.  That’s not happened for a long time.  I spent most of December and up until this week staying in bed.  I’d wake up, I’d get some breakfast and then eventually go back to bed, my very own island.  As long as I was in bed … Continue reading