Here we meet nineteen year old Steph Hayter, who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia. After a successful first year at University and an exciting and care free summer holiday, Steph began to experience a series of hip pains, leading to a series of tests and biopsies, and eventually her diagnosis of cancer. Steph explains how the initial shock was worsened by the prospect of losing her freedom, after looking forward to returning to Uni for her second year, surrounded by friends. After being in hospital for two weeks, Steph is allowed out for two nights and the first stop is the seaside, where the sunny weather and light breeze comes as a welcome break from the confines of hospital.
Part two of Steph’s video diary sees her reaching a very important milestone in her treatment, as she officially becomes an outpatient, after continually being an in hospital for just over a month. With her hair falling out rapidly due […]
Part 3 of Steph’s video diary sees her feeling full of beans as two weeks of chemo has come as a welcome break from the usual nausea and tiredness. With brand new Cindy the Citroen to cheer her up, as […]
Time for a catch up with Steph. Feeling sad Steph explains how she’s trying not to stay bitter but thinking how friends are carrying life as normal whilst she is in hospital is a hard task as is spending time […]
We catch up with Steph as she hosts a “Swishing Party”- a night of entertainment and fashion where everyone swaps old clothes, all whilst raising money for Clic Sargent, the charity her Mum and brother are running the London Marathon […]