Jill’s Book Review

Jill’s Book Review

I have had ME/chronic fatigue and Fibromyalgia for about 12-13 years. I was diagnosed with low-grade PMP (pseudomyxoma peritonei) in February 2016 which I had probably for 10 years. I had my cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC in May 2016 and was in the North Hampshire...
This Illness Sucks but I’m Embracing the Moment

This Illness Sucks but I’m Embracing the Moment

Just over 18 months ago, I had a full hysterectomy because they thought I had ovarian cancer…. almost 10 months ago I had MOAS* and in October I had my ileostomy reversed….. today I ran for the third week – 1.9 miles  My first scan is in March and I...
Even if your case is rare, do not give up…

Even if your case is rare, do not give up…

I had noticed that my stomach had become a bit bigger but I just thought that I had put on a bit of weight (although I was still very slim everywhere else). I got occasional sharp pains in my lower right abdomen but I was undergoing investigations for infertility at...
When you’re faced with life and death, you choose life

When you’re faced with life and death, you choose life

I was 35 and had only just embarked on what should have been the most exciting chapter of my life so far. I was living in Australia with my girlfriend Laura, and whilst working on making the most of the hospitality and weather. But the care-free life we were just...
Feeling proud

Feeling proud

My 10-year-old son has recently been to pioneer week where he goes to his new secondary school for a week to experience life there. He was asked to write about someone who inspires them. He just told me that he wrote about me and how well I dealt with my operation and...

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