The second mirror mirror Commenter of the Week is my very good friend and yummy mummy ‘Camilla’ (aka Fiona) – one of my few real life friends who comments on this blog and also the bravest woman I know.
Fiona was diagnosed with colon cancer and secondary liver cancer back in June last year and decided to start a blog as an efficient way of letting her friends know about her progress. Since then we have wept and cheered along with her as she discusses debilitating chemotherapies, horrific post-operative infections, appalling eczema, battling consultants and Anthea Turner‘s wig – always with wit, style, candour and good humour. It truly is an inspiring read.
Having already undergone one operation to remover the tumour in her colon and loads of chemotherapy, this month she has a final operation to remove the lesions in her liver. So far she has been responding very well to treatment, so hopefully this final operation will mark the end of a long and difficult road.
We’re all very much hoping that Prince Charles will buy Camilla (Fiona looks like a more youthful and far more beautiful version of Camilla PB) a new frock for her red carpet appearance.
Confusingly, Commenter of the Week is not awarded to the commenter who posts the best comment that week. Anyone who has ever posted on the mirror mirror blog is eligible. Just think of these comments boxes as a global cocktail party with me frantically trying to make the introductions.