It was really hard for me being an only child losing both my parents in such a short space of time. She did not even meet any of her grandchildren and was not around when I enjoyed my happiest moments – getting married, having three wonderful children who gave us seven grandchildren.
Cancer is such an awful disease that can happen at any time no matter how old you are. After chatting to a friend a few years ago who said that he regularly gets a check up after losing his father to the disease, I decided to do the same. Thankfully, they have all been negative.