Author: marikacblue

January 2018 updates

I have just been to my Oncology appointment.  I always seem to get so shaken up after these appointments, and generally lose my temper 😦   The fact that while waiting I was reading ‘Does anger taste good?’ chapter of my self-care book, didn’t help matters. Everything just seem to take forever.  Of course, I am … Continue reading January 2018 updates

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October 2017 updates

… following on from my last update in June 2017. I started on the new chemo / targeted therapy regime – Kadcyla – 4 months ago. It is administered intravenously, once every 3 weeks. I am tolerating it well, only feel somewhat under the weather and a little weaker for a few days after the … Continue reading October 2017 updates

Supplements and herbal remedies

Complementary therapies for cancer recommend to support diet with supplements and herbal remedies.  Herbal remedies can also serve as an alternative approach to treating cancer. The following is the list that I take, that was recommended to me by an Integrated Practitioner with medical background and a Medical Herbalist. It cost over £200 a month, … Continue reading Supplements and herbal remedies

Whole person, whole life approach – Penny Brohn

Penny Brohn Cancer Care is a Bristol based cancer charity that support people with cancer and enables them to live as well as possible with the help of complimentary approaches. They have courses that range from a few hours to 2 days. Most are run at their Bristol centre near the river Avon, but they … Continue reading Whole person, whole life approach – Penny Brohn