The Malignant Ginger

I'm Jojogingerhead, a 31 year old artist & musician based in Brighton (UK) satirically documenting the highs and lows of my secondary triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. Trying to see the light in a dark and scary situation without using the words fight, battle, journey or survivor.

Crazy like Monday morning

  My monday morning steroid face is super happy today as this is the final cycle of chemo. Goodbye sleep for the next 2 weeks and hello Monday pre chemo blood test, I hope the […]

Sep, 29

No make up (or eyebrow or eyelash) selfie

It was about a year ago that I posted a photo (see below) to Facebook in a tongue in cheek piss take of the ‘no make up selfie’ craze that was supposedly raising awareness for […]

Sep, 24

Movin’ to my comfy bed, gonna eat a lot of peaches

I’ve been feeling super exhausted and rather cranky since Saturday (hence lack of blogging/social media) so I have retreated to my comfy bed with a tray of baked peaches that my friend gave me the […]

Sep, 23

Like a bat out of hell (or a drum n bass coffin)

I traipsed all the way to Eastbourne to have my MRI scan yesterday (to see how much the tumour has shrunk before my operation). This time I was inserted into the drum n bass coffin […]

Sep, 17

My amazing car boot friends raise £360

    I’m incredibly touched and grateful for my AMAZING friends who secretly organised a group car boot sale on the weekend and donated their items to raise money for me. They raised a whooping […]

Sep, 15

My ginger frakey fringey (fake fringe)

  Still unable to find a ginger wig anywhere near my hair colour before the shave, I thought I would have a go at making some fake fringes to wear under my headscarf’s. I bought […]

Sep, 14

AFTERSHOCK! A new bar bringing back old memories

  After hearing many great recommendations about this product, I purchased a Lush New Shampoo Bar – designed to help stimulate hair regrowth. As I was walking home from the Lush shop, I started to […]

Sep, 12