Strictly Come Dancing’s Amy Dowden reveals she’s ‘gutted’ to miss out on fundraising event as she shares update on her breast cancer journey
Amy Dowden took to Instagram on Sunday to share with her followers that she was ‘truly gutted’ as she posted an update on her cancer battle.
The Strictly Come Dancing star, 33, said she was left disappointed after not being able to attend an event in her home town.
Posting the news on her feed, Amy shared a snap of herself cuddled up on the sofa looking very cosy with a fluffy hood surrounding her face.
The professional dancer was waiting to watch Sunday’s episode and penned a sweet caption to support her co-stars.
‘Snuggled up rrrrready for tonight’s @bbcstricktly results show! Always love Halloween week on strictly (although very different watching from the sofa, but still a brilliant show and so proud of all my fabulous fellow pros).’
Snuggled: Amy Dowden took to Instagram on Sunday to share with her followers that she was ‘truly gutted’ as she posted an update on her cancer battle
Touching words: Amy’s hometown, Caerphilly, hosted a fundraising event to help raise money for breast cancer awareness month
Amy went on to say a huge thank you to all of those who took part and were involved in the ‘turning Caerphilly pink for Amy’.
Amy’s hometown, Caerphilly, hosted a fundraising event to help raise money for breast cancer awareness month.
She continued: ‘Want to say a massive thank you to all involved in ‘turning Caerphilly pink for Amy’. From raising money, raising awareness with leaflets and tools galore, dance performances from where it all began for me @shappelles, pink cakes and milkshake sales, you name it.
‘Thank you all.
‘Can’t tell you what it means to me and my family! Just gutting I couldn’t be there by forever grateful.’
Amongst the heartfelt words were an array of pink hearts, bows and praying emojis.
On Thursday the Welsh dancer shared some positive news with her fans as she revealed the ‘finish line is in sight’ for her chemotherapy journey.
DITL: A while later, the star went on to show the reality of what chemotherapy involves by posting a reel
Happy: Strictly’s Amy Dowden revealed that the ‘finish line is in sight’ as she gave a positive update on her chemotherapy journey on Thursday
Amy was diagnosed with the disease in May and has been undergoing treatment over the summer – recently breaking down as she shaved her hair off.
She has now given an update as she shared a sweet snap to her Instagram with a fellow cancer patient while in hospital.
Amy penned alongside: ‘Yayyyyy my blood platelets were all good to go for chemo 7 and it was lovely @kiimmbo.6 7th too (a fellow pink sister on a similar journey) for us both next session we should be ringing that chemo bell and I simply cannot wait!
‘So good to chat again today all things chemo and breast cancer. The finish line is in sight for us lovely.
A while later, the star went on to show the reality of what chemotherapy involves by posting a reel.
‘A day in chemo with me! WARNING CONTAINS INJECTIONS AND NEEDLES. #breastcancerawarenessmonth and I want to show the truth with my journey and hopefully help raise awareness and help others.
‘Remember everyone’s journey is different so please don’t judge. There’s no text book to how you deal with cancer and it’s important to support those going through it their way,’ the star said on social media.
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