What does Thyroid Cancer look like? Last year I had Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma – a malignant tumour on my thyroid. I was treated with surgery (Hemithyroidectomy followed by a total thyroidectomy) and Radioactive Iodine Treatment (also known as RAI). Thyroid Cancer often has few or no symptoms, unless you also have an underlying thyroid disorder, […]
My cancer treatment results!
In November, I went back on the dreaded low iodine diet and was given a low dose of radioactive iodine, in order to have a full body scan. The full body scan was to show whether or not I still have any residual thyroid cells or cancer cells left in my body. There was also […]
Wednesday Words : Geiger Counter
This is a poem I wrote last week, whilst I was radioactive and not allowed near my children, due to receiving radioactive iodine 131 for Thyroid Cancer. The aim of this, was to illuminate any cancer and thyroid cells on a full body scan, to see if my radiotherapy in May 2013 has worked or […]
Cancer and Depression
I didn’t want to write this post. I’m not even sure if I should. I was warned that Cancer and depression go hand in hand, but I didn’t think it would for me. My blog is supposed to be all about my three wonderful daughters. It’s supposed to full of my natural positivity, happy anecdotes, […]
Emma Day: Cancer Patient turns Media Star!
Okay so please note that the title is meant to be a bit of fun. I have not suddenly developed a crazed ego of fame! However, when I went into Isolation for Radiotherapy, the very last thing I expected was to be on BBC Radio Gloucestershire, BBC1 Points West News on the TV and in […]