Women are often advised not to get pregnant within the first 6 months after chemo because the medicine may have damaged the eggs that were maturing during treatment. If a damaged egg is fertilized, the embryo could miscarry or develop into a baby with a genetic problem. … [Read more...] about Fertility breakthrough as French woman recovering from breast cancer, 34, becomes first in the world to give birth after freezing her immature eggs
Know that I won’t jump at your touch, that I won’t turn my back to you, that eventually I will feel an almost adolescent reawakening of desire, that of course it’s always you I wanted, and want, that logistics and baggage and pressure and getting too into my own head will always be part of the equation, but someday, thank Jesus, I’ll be genuinely horny again. … [Read more...] about After giving birth to my first child, I wondered: would I ever want sex again?
It was the Conrans who encouraged Carluccio to enter the Sunday Times Cook of the Year competition in 1981 in which he was a finalist and which brought his enthusiasm for Italian food and for the greater acceptance of wild mushrooms to a wider audience than his friends in the Italian restaurant trade. It made the suggestion of Terence Conran that Carluccio should take over the management of the Neal Street Restaurant, which he had founded in the 1970s, less of a shot in the dark, and one which Carluccio embraced with open arms in the same year. Neal Street was a wonderful eating house, but at this juncture it needed fresh hands on the reins. … [Read more...] about Antonio Carluccio obituary
There were times when the reality of our situation punched through. We were two headstrong women with a complicated back story, in an emotionally charged situation, living cheek by jowl in a small camper van. Mum was also only a week out of surgery, still very tired and often in discomfort. One night I lay awake for hours wondering if I had made a massive mistake taking the trip at all. “I suppose that all this is a bit pointless,” my mum mused one day. “I mean, once I’m dead, what use are memories?” … [Read more...] about My mum only had a few months to live. So we rented a van and took a road trip
Much has happened with the Dingles since Debbie's departure, as her daughter Sarah took drugs, Cain and Moira are now getting a divorce, Graham has died and Marlon has been charged with his murder. … [Read more...] about Emmerdale’s Charley Webb admits she doesn’t know when she’ll return after having a baby