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Cooking Through Cancer

Cooking Through Cancer

20 Aug 2020

I’m Liam Keating…….

I would like to introduce you to www.cookingthroughcancer.com

I’ve set up this page, as a few weeks ago I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This was a huge blow to me and the family. Thankfully with time and support from my loving family, great friends and wonderfully supportive team, Directors and owners of the Business Design Centre Islington. I was able to put a positive spin on all of this.

I started to look into the best ways to beat this and as we all know a good diet is key. Luckily, I have always eaten fresh healthy produce, but with Chemotherapy what you can and cannot eat and how it is cooked, can be very limiting and quite confusing. Never mind as I go through the further stages, my appetite and energy levels well get less. Hence, I thought of doing a blog, to use my extensive knowledge of food and put it together with my personal experience as I go through this journey.

So far MacMillan and the amazing staff at the NHS Royal Berkshire have been outstanding, I would like to give something back to these charities. With this in mind I would like to propose that anyone watching or using these recipes could donate to my Just giving fund, so we can support the amazing staff who work so hard, and other people who unfortunately will have to go through similar, in the future.

Since I started this on the 20th of July we have raised over 3K for the two charities and once the Macmillan appeal hits its target which I expect to happen by next week or so I am going to replace it will a page for Hospitality Action and I will also then start doing a minimum of 5K walking running or cycling every day from the start of the page until that reaches its target as well. After all, let’s be honest the catering and hospitality industry is facing a huge amount of hardship so I also want to give back to the industry as well.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read this

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