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Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:30 by Mr Tom Harwood

Cancer & Exercise Blog 4: Perspective & progress, Plus a bonus blog!

Cancer & Exercise Blog 4: Perspective & progress, Plus a bonus blog!

Read blog 3 here.

Photo caption: more photos up a hill, peak district a month after treatment finished.

BLOG 4: Progress, plateau, then progress! Plus a bonus blog!

So far I've experienced struggles, relief and complete jubilation (all at different times) as I continue what feels like a bizarre journey. Each week a new challenge appears, but am I really seeing much progress*? I'm not sure yet. I felt...

Tags: Testicular Cancer, blog, blogging, cancer, exercise, fitness

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:35 by Mr Tom Harwood

Cancer and Exercise: First time for everything!

Cancer and Exercise: First time for everything!

Click here for my last blog.

BLOG 3: Anxious visits to the gym, trying not to fall in the River Ouse and not being able to move my arms!

So at the time of writing this, it's about a month and a half after treatment has finished and I finally feel ready to test the water (literally)! I've been walking lots throughout, but if I'm going to return to fitness the exercise needs to go up a notch.

In this blog...

Tags: Blog, Blogging, Cancer, Exercise, Recovery, Testicular Cancer

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:31 by Mr Tom Harwood

Cancer and Exercise: Exercise during chemo and bad table manners

Cancer and Exercise: Exercise during chemo and bad table manners

Read my first blog here. *photo caption below, best to read the blog first!

BLOG 2: First Exercise during Chemo – Realisation, falling asleep at the dinner table & coming to terms with tiredness

I thought it would be important to add a little more context around how I felt during my treatment. This really did shape how much exercise I could do and impacts how I feel now.

When they told me I...

Tags: Bedfordshire, Blog, Blogging, Testicular Cancer, cancer, exercise, fitness, writing

Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:04 by Mr Tom Harwood

Exercise and chemotherapy, what could go wrong?

Exercise and chemotherapy, what could go wrong?

BLOG 1: I little introduction to how I cope with exercise after cancer treatment

Having never blogged, lets see how this goes! With a story to tell and a purpose, now seems the perfect time to write about my journey through Testicular Cancer and getting back to doing the things I love.

It's not my plan for this to be all doom and gloom, though. Cancer helps puts things into perspective, and this whole...

Tags: blog, blogging, cancer, exercise, fitness, recovery, teamBEDS&LUTON, testicular cancer, treatment

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