"If I was in a moment where I was feeling sad, afraid and scared and depressed, I knew that that was not going to help me heal.
So I would recognise that emotion, let myself feel that emotion for a moment, acknowledge it. But then I would bridge over to a more powerful emotion which was gratitude."
Ryan is the co-founder of Life Kitchen.
Life Kitchen is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation that provides FREE cookery classes and recipes for people living with cancer, to help them rediscover their love of food.
We were honoured and very lucky to have Ryan as our guest, he is so passionate about food and the work he does with Life Kitchen is fantastic.
A brilliant discussion with Cancer and Exercise Guru Professor Anna Campbell, MBE and host Gemma Hillier-Moses.
A inspiring and indepth conversation on why exercise should be intergrated into the cancer care pathway, the research and evidence that's behind it and what support is currently available for people living with and beyond cancer.
Thank you very much to our wonderful friend Anna for joining us today.
"I remember just sitting on the sofa and taking a breath and just going phoar yeah that was tough... People will say, are you looking after yourself?... well not really because I'm not the priority here."
This is a brilliant conversation about the realities of being a partner of someone undergoing cancer treatment. From the need for more psychological wellbeing support for partners of those going through cancer treatment to the Christmas elf, this is well worth listening to.
Brilliant discussion about the amazing work that Matt and Hayley are doing in Greater Manchester around making exercise and movement a part of everyday living.
"Designing moving back into everybody's life and making it everybody's business." - What a fantastic quote from Hayley about the importance of physical activity.
Really worth listening to and learning more.
Thank you very much for joining us Matt and Hayley!
Aktiv mot kreft is a brilliant charity based in Norway and means Active Against Cancer. Listen to find out more.
Just one of the fantastic quotes from Helle:
"Prehabilitation becomes a standard part of cancer care, it's all about being the best prepared patient possible...
Enable the patient to take part in his/her treatment from day one."
100% worth watching, we can all learn so much from what she has created in Norway. Thank you so much for joining us Helle, now when can you start in the UK?!
Two brilliant guests: Juliet our Rickmansworth ambassador and Lizzie our Nottingham ambassador, Midlands Regional Champion and Safeguarding Officer.
We had a really open and honest chat about the challenges and also the opportunities of moving forwards after a cancer diagnosis.
A HUGE thank you to Helen, Sophie and Shaun for joining us.
We learnt so much about the impact that the online MOVE programme has on young people.
It was great to hear how the MOVE programme has helped Sophie and Shaun, what brilliant young people! And what amazing work Helen does!
Jody tells us her story about achieving her dream of swimming the channel despite facing the challenge of a cancer diagnosis and undergoing chemo.
This really is well worth listening to, I think we could have chatted all night!
Thank you so much for joining us Jody.
This is a really interesting Q&A with two fantastic guests who have both had cancer and are/were both doctors.
Jenny Wilson- Jenny is a GP at Putnoe Medical Centre in Bedford and is one of our brilliant Bedford 5k Your Way Ambassadors!
Liz O’Riordan- Liz is a retired Consultant Breast Surgeon, a Bury St Edmunds ambassador, an author and a public speaker. See her website for more information here.
From the importance of exercise to patient-doctor relationships this is well worth a listen.
What a BRILLIANT Q&A that was with Dr Ainslea Cross, thank you so much for joining us!!
We think that one really important thing that we can all take away from this is to: Focus on what you CAN control.
This was so fitting to have this during Mental Health Awareness week as well. Give it a listen and remember to make the time to look after yourself.
It was brilliant to have these experts join us.
What a great conversation; from fancy dress, to COVID-19 advice for families, to the importance of exercising with and beyond cancer.
There's always more to talk about!
This is a brilliant conversation about how important the role of exercise is when living with and beyond cancer.
The Prehab4Cancer and recovery programme in Greater Manchester is proving just that.
Kristy and Zoe discuss their roles and how this organisation came about.
Lynne describes how much it has helped her going through the programme and we were all left wishing that it could be rolled out nationally!
Check out our next Live Q&A with our 'Everyday heroes' Tony, our Wilmslow 5KYW Ambassador and North West Regional Champion and Sue, a regular attendee at our Nottingham 5KYW.
Check out our second Live Q&A with Lucy Gossage, Luke Grenfell-Shaw and Gemma Hillier-Moses.
Our first Live Q&A with our team of experts hosted by MOVE Founder Gemma Hillier -Moses
Panel of experts:
Dr Lucy Gossage - Oncologist consultant and our very own 5KYW Co-Founder.
Dr Rebecca robinson - consultant in sport and exercise medicine and international athlete and Sheffield 5KYW group ambassador.
Tom Cowen - Exercise Physiologist and cancer rehab specialist.
Ainslea Cross - Health psychologist, lecturer and Researcher at Derby University and Conkers 5KYW group ambassador.