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.

PETITION: Change the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) criteria for cancer patients

  Dear readers. Please take the time to read/sign and SHARE the petition below that my dear mum has created (after a lot of research) to campaign for PIP (Personal Independence Payment) disability benefit in […]

Sep, 10

Stew time!

An amazing lunchtime stew delivery from an amazing friend coupled with green tea given to me by another amazing lady both consumed from my beautifully hideous cat tray in bed makes the steroid injection that […]

Sep, 10

Ketchup or mustard from the chemo trolly?

I made the nurse laugh when I asked her for a hot dog with ketchup and mustard from her chemo stand earlier…

Sep, 09

Penultimate chemo

After a night of barely any sleep (thank you steroid induced insomnia that had me tweeting David Cameron with our petition at 4am), it is now penultimate chemo day and there’s not a better person […]

Sep, 09

Timehop app – what a difference a year makes

This popped up in my Timehop app this morning… a year ago today I was riding a wooden pig on holiday in the Black Forest in Germany. Today I’m having my second to last chemo, […]

Sep, 09

Spider nest headscarf

Went to put on a headscarf this morning and it appeared that a spider was using it as a home to lay her eggs in!

Sep, 09

Goodbye sleep, hello steroid induced mania!

  And so the cycle of chemo begins once more and I am taking a double dose of steroids (Dexamethasone). Goodbye sleep for the next two weeks and hello steroid induced insomnia and hyperness. Expect […]

Sep, 08