What cancer were you diagnosed with?

Ovarian Cancer

What age were you diagnosed?


What has helped you to thrive?

It begins, a girl who looks like an egg, with her egg-maker taking a bit of a kicking, turning the experience into something golden.

Rosa's Story

At the beginning of this year I was diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian cancer. As I was singing Auld Lang Syne (badly) on New Year’s Eve 2017, I definitely didn’t expect my life to take on so many changes. The main one would have to be the amount of time I’ve suddenly got on my hands –  as I’m not currently well enough to work, undergoing chemotherapy and awaiting surgery.

My brain is generally mush. But I have a lot of time to think about what happened to me, what is happening to me and what will happen to me. I definitely don’t want to leave the experience unrecorded, and I have a couple of ideas of how exactly to do that, but I’m going to start with my blog.

Read more of Rosa's story here:

Madame Ovary