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Love, Medicine & Mexico

‘And an excellent and moving read it is too. And edgy, witty, informative, counter-hegemonic…’  Dr Alec Grant, Reader in Narrative Mental Health, University of Brighton.

One of my doctors in Mexico told me that cancer was a mensaje, a message. This piece of work (in progress) is my interpretation of my healing journey and an exploration of what that message was for me. From a crippling fear of doctors and medicine to profound gratitude and wonder at humanity’s dedication to preserving and improving life; from anxiety and despair around my identity to feeling comfortable about defining myself as spiritual as well as a human being, one responsible to and an inseparable part of the whole of our increasingly fragile biosphere.

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