Here I am, three months back to work ….
Back in April, our guest writer, Sara Liyanage, provided a detailed insight into her experiences of living with cancer and her journey back to work. She is now three months back to work and shares her experience in a new blog:
Today marks a bit of a milestone for me. I’ve just got home from work. It’s the longest day that I’ve spent in the office since going back in May and it’s been a day of firsts: I used a peak time train ticket to get home; I picked up a copy of the Evening Standard and worked my way through the crossword (doing very badly because my brain is out of practice); came home on a busy train (instead of my usual empty one in the middle of the day) and walked up the hill among the other commuters to home instead of walking up the hill alone and feeling like I was being naughty by leaving the office in the middle of the day. And it kind of feels, for the first time, like the end of a normal pre-cancer working day. And that makes me very happy indeed.
Read the full blog here
(Sara is the founder of www.tickingoffbreastcancer.com, a website dedicated to helping people through their breast cancer treatment from diagnosis to living life to the full once treatment ends).