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.

50 Shades Of Cancer

I have just been sent home from the Royal Sussex chemo unit as they were unable to administer my chemo treatment this week due to my blood neutrophils being too low. This basically means that […]

Feb, 17

End of the year, start of my life

  Well it’s New Years eve and I’m about to go to hospital for todays radiotherapy session. That’s something I never thought I would say (I find myself writing that phrase A LOT at the […]

Dec, 31

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

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

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

See no hair, speak no hair and hair no hair

While I still have no hair, I’m tempted to recreate this photo I took in Home Store earlier…

Sep, 05

I love my new slippers

I have managed to trip over in them at least 3 times.

Sep, 04