Living with non- invasive bladder cancer

Recurrence & bladder issues

Pee problems part 1

” Incontinence is another topic shrouded in shame and not talked about.”

Pee problems part 2

“Sometimes I’ve cut the queue and visited the gents and I’m often not the only one.”

Mermaid loo

“I’m always happy to locate a good public loo and if it’s pretty too that’s an extra bonus.”

War(d) stories

“It takes real warriors to deal with this disease – these are war stories as well as ward stories.”


“Imagine a summer cornfield as a background, that’s the bladder lining, and just as poppies pop up in fields and stand out against the corn, so these poppy-red-patches pop against the otherwise pinkish lining.”

Martini-red pee

“the nurse who took my sample had never seen anything as red. It actually looked like a glass of red Martini”

Recurrence isn’t pretty part 6 – it’s a zebra!

“when you hear hoofbeats think horses not zebras’ ……assess symptoms and think the most common cause first ie horses without jumping to the rarer or more serious cause ie zebras.”

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