Vita blog

As a cancer patient and blogger, words are something I obsess about.
If cancer has done anything for me it has taught me the true meaning of kindness.
Caroline Smith talks about the effects that treatment had on her confidence and sex life and how she found the help and support she needed.
By the time this post is published we'll be halfway through the fuchsia-tinted month of ‘Pinktober’ or Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Just a few weeks after her hospital treatment finished, Alexandra Jones began a brand new job. She talks about hot flushes in interviews, and the challenges and perks of starting her new role so soon after treatment.
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month focusing mainly on primary breast cancer, many people with secondary breast cancer can feel isolated.
Christmas Day 2013 was the day I thought my life would change forever. It was the day my boyfriend of 13 years asked me to become his wife.
I want to talk about an opportunity for Scotland. Though in the week of the Scottish independence referendum it may not be the same one everyone else is talking about.
Switching off is difficult at the best of times but when you're going through treatment worries can be all consuming.
If you could change just one thing about your treatment for breast cancer, what would it be? For me I would have to choose the chemotherapy consent form.