Jacksonville and Proton

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Mental Health / Mental Hell

I’m aware that I haven’t posted for a long while, and a lot of you are probably in the dark about exactly where I am in my treatment now. Well, unfortunately this post isn’t going to go into much depth about my treatment and how it itself is going, because for me right now there…read more

Return From Jacksonville

I wrote this post in Jacksonville and Charlotte airports, the day we returned home to England. I was saddened to leave, and in this post I will take you through my last minute thoughts about our departure.


  After a total of 34 treatments, 25 radiotherapy and 9 proton, I have finally finished the second of my three stages of treatment. I have finally graduated from UF Proton!

Flashback to Surgery

I had written a post about being scared and I was putting the final touches to it, getting some photos when the craziest thing happened. Yes that’s right, you might have guessed it: I got scared!

Putting the Rad in Radiation

  Yesterday I finished my course of 24 radiotherapy treatments. Today I begin my course of 9 proton treatments.

Carpe Diem – Seize the Day!

When I look back, when I replay the years, I wonder to myself what are the things that have meant something special.

A Brit’s First Encounter of Thanksgiving

After we found out that I would be able to come to Jacksonville for proton therapy, the initial celebration gave way to grumpiness on my part as I realised that we would be away for the holidays. I am someone who likes my Christmas the same every single year. We go downstairs at the same…read more

Squids, Hugs & Pugs

Last night I went to bed with a smile on my face, breathing out a sigh of pure contentment, because I felt normal. And I felt fantastic.