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

Mets Monday, Easter Monday and ‘healthier living starts from here’ Monday…

  Today is Easter Monday but for many thousands of other women like me, it is also mets Monday – a day to raise awareness of secondary, metastatic or stage IV breast cancer. This type […]

Apr, 06

Return of the Jedi. Did I say Jedi? No whoops I meant cancer.

  It’s exactly two weeks since I found out that the cancer has returned and ten days since I found out that it has spread to my liver. I don’t think I will ever forget […]

Jan, 23