Last Monday, she shared a heartbreaking Instagram post saying she was now receiving end-of-life care at her parents’ home in Woking, Surrey, because the heroic efforts of her team of medics at The Royal Marsden Hospital in South West London were now fruitless. Over the last eight years, Deborah has spearheaded campaigns for bowel cancer, helping to raise awareness of the condition.
Deborah James’ husband Sebastien Bowen whisked out for an hour today[/caption]
The 40-year-old was out celebrating her new book, which reached No1 on Amazon after people flocked to pre-order it[/caption]
Since her diagnosis in 2016, Deborah has captured the nation with her bowel cancer journey[/caption] She today added that she had been ‘blown away’ by the response of the launch and the number of people who had ordered it. The podcaster said her loving partner had taken her out early doors to congratulate his wife on her success. Posting to Instagram, she said: “Seb whisked me (bit of a mission but worth it!) at the crack of dawn to @rhswisley before all the crowds, to say well done for the book launch, and it was just perfect for an hour. Her trip out marks a celebration of her new book reaching No1 on Amazon.
Read More on The Sun The mum-of-two was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer just days before Christmas in 2016. Click here to get The Sun newspaper delivered for FREE for the next six weeks. “But Seb is an utter rock for me and together we seem to be able to squeeze our hands, swallow the tears and laugh instead.”
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“My first book just missed out, so maybe just maybe I’ll never know about this one, but I’m sure I’ll be celebrating somewhere,” she added. “Not only contributing the @bowelbabefund but also making it number one in the best sellers Amazon list. The royal was thought to have cleared his diary and made the trip to the home in Woking, Surrey, especially to ensure she got the gong from him. “I haven’t left the house in 10 days as have been too weak, and whilst I’m now going to snooze for most of the day (in the sun like a cat!) – I love this picture of reminding me of vibrant green life all around, despite the sadness of knowing the state of my body inside. Just hours after the pre-release announcement was made, her legions of supporters had bumped the “labour of love” to the top of the charts. The inspiring cancer campaigner was made a Dame after calls – led by The Sun – followed her astonishing fundraising effort. “It’s always been my pipe dream to write a times best seller. Do you have a story for The Sun news desk? Email us at [email protected] or call 0207 782 4104. You can WhatsApp us on 07423 720 250. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours Read more on Deborah James CANCER campaigner Deborah James has been whisked out for a ‘perfect’ date with her doting husband. Deborah posted a photo of the couple beaming in the garden.
He talked with all of her family, who are gathered for her remaining days after she stopped active care at hospital. But medics have now told her that her body is sadly no longer playing ball.
Deborah was made a Dame last week after her astonishing fundraising campaign[/caption]
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In order to recognise her efforts, the mum was last week officially made a Dame by Prince William.