Tag Archives: Barts& London NHS Trust

Things I’ve Learnt – Breast Cancer Part 14

With Sarah Maxwell, personal trainer and the woman who gave me back my body. Thanks to Finca Buenvino for the location. Photo: Georgia Read-Cutting   In no particular order… 1. Don’t put your Aloe Vera in the ‘fridge unless you’re … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Radio 2 – Breast Cancer Part 13

I’ve hit the wall – 10 days into radiotherapy, five more to go and suddenly, sitting still seems such a good idea. Gazing at my laptop screen, planning what I would do if I could be arsed. Listening to Snatam … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Radio Routine – Breast Cancer Part 12

    Simon Patterson, ‘Cosmic Wallpaper’ My brain runs riot, my eyes jiggle and jump. My dreams are escape plans to nowhere; reconsidered, reconstituted  relationships; obstacle races through unfathomable mazes.  My heart pounds, my head aches. I’m coming off Citalopram. … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, General | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Monsters – Breast Cancer Part 10

Print by Jan Irvine ‘Can I book you in for radiotherapy ?’ ‘But I haven’t had my results yet, it’s on Friday?’ ‘Oh, it’s just routine, just in case.’ Wham. I feel fine, I LOOK fine but who knows what’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

A Personal Perspective on Bereavement

This is the talk I delivered today, 8 July 2011, at The 7th Annual Barts And The London NHS Trust Bereavement Conference. Thank you to everyone. Hi, my name is Elaine Kingett and I am a widow. Now, let’s be honest. … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments