It was scary, but I lived to tell the tale. I felt inspired to finally write about my diagnosis and treatment for a brain tumour after reading Jennifer Dary’s account of her recovery from brain surgery, plus this article from the Guardian that appeared in my Twitter feed.
B oth the UK and the US have high levels of obesity. In the UK 62% of the population is overweight or obese, and in the US it’s 74%. There is a wealth of advice from government and the medical profession encouraging us to slim down, to avoid the risk of serious illnesses and early death.