World’s Biggest Coffee Morning: How Macmillan helped me through my cancer diagnosis
I thought I was tired because I have a busy job and young child. I never dreamed it would be leukaemia.
I can remember the exact moment that I discovered the first symptom of what turned out to be leukaemia. I was on holiday with my husband and daughter during the Summer of 2013 and we were enjoying a country walk on a beautiful day in Wiltshire when I noticed that the left side of my abdomen felt very firm. The firmness was quite disturbing because it was such an odd sensation but, as we often do when faced with uncertainty, I ignored it and tried to put it down to indigestion.
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