Welcome to my journey through breast cancer and motherhood.
Self proclaimed HRH…
Hello my name is Hannah Dring. 31 years old. Wife to Dan, mother to 2 boys – Henry (3) and Dylan (1).
Recently diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. I want to share my journey through this situation – my experiences, appointments, treatment, family times and recovery. If I can support one person, help someone understand or encourage people to check themselves then this blog will have done what I intended to do. I want to help others realise that this disease does not just attack older women… please be breast cancer aware whatever age you are!
Deciding to write a blog has not been an easy decision. Putting everything down for others to see is not something I’ve taken lightly. Now brace yourselves because I won’t claim I know a thing about writing a blog and I literally write what’s in my head as if I’m talking to myself. I apologise if grammar and spelling isn’t perfect, for the odd bit of colourful language or if sometimes it doesn’t make sense… my brain for you! This is a place to document my feelings on being a mother and riding the cancer roller-coaster.
The other problem with being diagnosed with cancer is the constant stress and worry this causes. Every tiny ache, pain, bruise or strange feeling sends my mind instantly into overdrive and panic that the shit is back. Booked to have a bone scan because of some back ache I’ve been having. Most people wouldn’t think… Read more
So I’m a month out of treatment. Weird statement. To be honest I’m feeling ok… ish but generally ok. I feel like I’m waiting for a wave of emotions to come, for the realisation of the past 8months to smack me in the face but it’s not yet. To be honest I’m kind of just… Read more
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