A woman's 5 year fight with a Terminal Cancer. Having been given 3 months to live ,she set upon a journey through 4 chemo regimes and 2 phase 1 trials. All without success .This after all this time resulted recently once more being told we have no more treatment to offer you. Just go home and get on with your life. That was not acceptable to her. She decided to widen her search. This disease was mesothelioma. It is an Asbestos related disease. Caught from washing her husbands clothes over 40 years ago when he worked in the Royal Naval Dockyard. She currently runs her website and several Global Facebook sites for worldwide victims of this disease. She is on personal speaking terms with Lords, Professors, Doctors and Members of Parliament. Who highly respect her and her work. She travels the country giving talks ,has been on TV, Radio. She is a NHS Patient Rep . Mesothelioma did not know what it took on when it took on this woman.
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About the Author
I am 79.Retired but still active. I have only recently entered the realm of Writing. My first book I am a Mesowarrior was a biography of my wifes fatal disease mesothelioma. Commonly refered to as Asbestosis.It is currently enjoying sales world wide.The reason for this book was in the first instance to raise money for mesothelioma uk. All the revenue from sales curently goes to this charity.The second reason was to enlighten folk of its nature and give hope and dignity to a sad situation . A follow up book Five Years a Mesowarrior describes her fight after all chemo and 2 failed trials. My Second, Coffee Time Poetry is short collection of my poems selected from many I had written over the years and simply pushed to the back of the drawer. My 3rd ,A Surprise Christmas Present. Is a short true adventure of my strange Christmas present that both frightened and excited me. My 4th. Every Day makes a Difference. Is a biography of my childhood from 2 years old,living with an abusive mother, being dumped at 4years old at my first School, earning a few bob which mother took from my first Job,then on to MY Aprenticeship Capers in Chatham Dockyard Where mother took even more money.How did we ever learn a trade But we did. My memories of life as a National Service man. My eventual demob,Getting maried and then a return to normal life. My 5th, A short Story of fiction. About an old mans fears on a dark cold winter evening just what is out there. Its available for free.It was a toe in the water for me writing fiction. Also, an un-abridged version with legal and media comments included on the un natural death of my 16 year old daughter. Revenue from these also goes to mesothelioma uk.