I have been to the Youth Cancer Trust many times with my friend Ellen.
In July 2012, aged 23 I was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer after discovering a lump on my neck.
When I was 23 in 2010 – the breakthrough happened and I went to see a doctor – she couldn’t feel anything, but she sent me to a clinic for an ultrasound scan.
At first I was getting really bad headaches, my hands were shaking uncontrollably and I had no control of my walking speed when I was walking downhill.
I was 14 when I first discovered a lump in the front of my neck. I can always remember that morning because as soon as I felt it I had this heart sinking feeling it was something bad.
Three years ago my world was turned on its head when I was diagnosed with a rare illness called Very Severe Aplastic Anemia.