“Diane, my late wife died on the 30th July 2012 after 14 months of illness. Whilst this was a relatively short illness we managed throughout that period to laugh, dance (including the Highland dancing in Scotland for New Year’s Eve), sing and of course occasionally weep. We were very lucky to have been able to visit (due to a cancellation) the Penny Brohn Centre in July 2011, six weeks after her operation to attend the Living Well three- day course.
“These three days allowed us to see that we were not alone, other people were on a similar journey and more importantly they had real life experiences that we could tap into throughout our time with them. As soon as we entered the Centre there was a calming feeling, a place of reassurance and that was the first time for quite a while we could say that.
“Regardless of our outcome I would unequivocally recommend that anyone who feels that they want to be part of their wellness journey and take control back visit Penny Brohn and adopt their principles. They have the most empathetic people at the Centre and are able to empower you and teach you techniques that you can incorporate into daily life to start to LIVE again.
“I’m delighted that I am able to give something back and support Penny Brohn UK to help people live well with cancer” – Tim