Karly had to move closer to the hospital after her diagnosis. She struggled with being separated from her friends and watching them have fun without her. Karly felt like people her age did not understand what she was feeling.
Antonio talks through his diagnosis whilst playing his music. He was told that he’d have to give up most of what he enjoyed about his life. He uses music to express his new identity. Antonio wants to live everyday happily.
Now Ruth’s treatment has finished Ruth tells us of the things she has planned and how important it is to set goals.
Coming to the end of treatment can be an exciting but equally anxious time, Ruth tells us how anti-climatic it all was to finally finish treatment and how she’s now questioning what to do next with her life.
Ruth tells us how she was approved for a month’s worth of Proton Therapy in America and how she and her mum had to stay over there for her treatment but the rest of Ruth’s family managed to fly over and […]
Second part of Ruth’s story, this time Ruth talks us through her experiences of having chemotherapy and its side effects.
We hear from Heena, Thomas & Ruth who talk about scanxiety and how they deal with this. “Scanxiety – Anxiety and worry that accompanies the period of time before undergoing or receiving the results of scans/tests.”
Ruth was travelling around South America when she started to experience pain and numbness down her left leg. Originally health professionals thought Ruth had an ovarian cyst but after numerous tests and complications of a diagnosis of Histoplasmosis, it was […]