IMG_6114A few weeks ago, back in my hometown of Huddersfield, I bumped into a girl from school. I hadn’t seen her for at least 15 years and could barely remember her name, but I did the courteous thing and said, “Hi, how are you?”

“I’m fine,” she nodded. “But how about you? Are you fully better now? I’ve been following your blog.”

And that’s when I realised just how far-reaching and powerful social media can be.

To read the rest of this post in Breast Cancer Care UK’s Vita Magazine, click the link below:

http://breastcancercare.org.uk/news/blog/making-friends-cancer-role-social-media-serious-illness