Mixed News: Health Update | 17 Aug 2018
Sophie Sabbage | 17 August

After a year of remarkable wellness I got my latest scan results this week. I am very relieved to report that my brain, which has been riddled with tumours three times in as many years, remains virtually clear (but for …

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My life went BOOM! | 24 May 2018
Sophie Sabbage | 24 May

This time a year ago I was losing my balance as tumours permeated my brain. Today I feel well, energised, focused, dare I say ‘normal’. And I just got my latest scan results. All is well. No change since last …

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Living The Dream
Sophie Sabbage | 29 February

Perhaps the only dreams that die are the ones that come true. They cease to exist in the very instant that they pass from imagination to reality. Until then they live on in the recesses of your mind…

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One Year On
Sophie Sabbage | 6 October

It’s October, my first ‘cancerversary’ since being diagnosed twelve remarkable months ago. If I had fulfilled my prognosis my friends and family would be several months into grieving the loss of me. …

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Highlights from Mexico (trip 2)
Sophie Sabbage | 7 May

My second trip to Mexico has been as intensive as the last and I remain satisfied with all the treatments I have received here, but these have been my real highlights this time round:…

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Scan Results
Sophie Sabbage | 3 April

Ok, so here’s the scoop.  The MRI on my brain was cancelled because the machine broke. Bummer. I was rescheduled for today, Good Friday, and have just returned home with a lot of plasters on my arms but scan not …

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Response to Comments
Sophie Sabbage | 27 March

I want to thank all of you who have emailed me directly or commented on this blog since I launched it. It is too much for me to respond to each of you individually, but I read every word you …

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Shhh! Progress
Sophie Sabbage | 12 January

There is a persistent sub-text in most interactions with my oncologist and radiotherapist in the UK: whatever happens, don’t get your hopes up because you’re going to die. Don’t get me wrong. They are very kind, professional, decent people who …

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