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.

It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to

  Today I turn 32. Normally I love my birthday but this year it’s different. No birthday will ever be the same again and I’m not quite sure how I feel about that. Normally I […]

Apr, 16

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies and the bane of my bloody life

It’s been a difficult few weeks in cancerland. I have been suffering with terrible abdominal pain and ended up in A&E twice in the last week. I’ve been poked and prodded and to be honest, […]

Apr, 11

A mantra for the present and a Timehop from the past

Every morning I’m greeted with an alert on my phone from this Timehop app I’ve downloaded. It shows you photos and statuses from Facebook that you posted exactly 1 year ago or 2 years ago […]

Mar, 29

I am cancer woman.

It appears that I made the local rag a couple of days ago. They published a story about my friend Nicole who was badly trolled after she set up a petition calling for Clarkson to […]

Mar, 27

Berylhead says FUCK CANCER by raising money for cancer treatment

  My brothers awesome girlfriend Jess has set up a crowd funding page for me to try and raise some funds for my cancer treatment (and if you’re wondering who the hell Berylhead is, find […]

Mar, 14

Narcissistic fundraising for the most fashionable cancer to have

The first thing I saw when I woke up today was this article ‘My Fashion tribute to my mother‘ about a 40 something woman who is ‘wearing a different outfit from a charity shop every […]

Feb, 22

The theme park from hell (what it feels like to be diagnosed with cancer twice at the age of 31)

I have scratched my head to try and describe in as few words as possible and this is what I’ve come up with. It feels like simultaneously riding every roller coaster at a diseased theme […]

Feb, 20