A change of perspective
Thirty-nine year old Kelly, a Renal Specialist Nurse, has referred patients to Willow who have had a diagnosis of kidney failure and has witnessed first hand the joy a Special Day can create. She never expected to be applying for a Special Day for herself…
“Just days after returning from a magical family holiday, I was given the devastating news that I had grade three breast cancer. They say life can change in the blink of an eye… it certainly did.
In my job I support patients through serious illness, and suddenly I found myself on the other side, being the patient. Telling my son I had cancer was the hardest thing I have ever had to do, and I will never forget the look on his face. I made him a promise that nothing would change. And that is what has kept me strong, kept me fighting and determined to beat this