Rebecca Joy Novell

The creation of a charity, from the very beginning.

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Mum’s Diagnosis and My Mental Health.

Mum was finally cancer free and recovering well. As far as Cancer Treatments go, we had the absolute best possible experience. There were no complications and no need for chemotherapy. … Continue reading

02/08/2014 · 6 Comments

Mum’s Diagnosis Pt. 6.

Whether it had been due to shock, or whether it had been due to courage, it was not until the end of April, four months after the initial diagnosis, that … Continue reading

01/08/2014 · 1 Comment

Mum’s Diagnosis Pt. 5.

For the next seven days Mum remained in hospital. Visiting hours were 12pm till 2pm and 6pm till 8pm. My routine was simple. Wake up at 11.30am, go to the … Continue reading

28/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Mum’s Diagnosis Pt. 4.

The next six weeks were a blur. I understood for the first time what it is to truly be on auto-pilot. An appointment had been booked for Mum’s operation at … Continue reading

27/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Mum’s Diagnosis Pt. 3.

The last weekend of January, ten days after the diagnosis, I was supposed to go to Bratislava with University friends but I just couldn’t do it. It wasn’t the shock … Continue reading

24/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Mum’s Diagnosis Pt. 2.

In the first few days that followed the diagnosis, I felt a strong sense of anger begin to creep over me. I remember specifically being in Booths in Kendal and … Continue reading

23/07/2014 · 2 Comments

Mum’s Diagnosis.

All women know that Mother and Daughter relationships are complicated beasts. My relationship with my Mother is no different. I won’t go in to the details of it. Especially when … Continue reading

21/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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