Vicky Phelan shares stunning snaps from 'wonderful day' in the US ahead of big decision

By Sam Roberts

Vicky Phelan has shared snaps from a "wonderful" trip with pals in the US after flying back to discuss further cancer treatment.

Vicky had been undergoing a clinical trial in Maryland since January after she developed a new tumour for the first time in over two years.

The Cervical Check campaigner landed on Irish soil in July after spending six months in America for medical treatment but later returned to the States.

Vicky recently admitted she is currently considering whether or not to begin a new clinical trial or to come home to her family in the coming weeks.

However the brave mum put the important decisions aside for the day as she enjoyed a trip to the Falls Church area of Virginia near Washington D.C.

She wrote: "Another wonderful day with friends and more lovely memories in the bank.

"I went off for a spin today with two of my favourite people here in the States, @fiona_mckiernan and her husband, Nick.

"In typical American fashion, we went for brunch first, it being the weekend, to an amazing little gluten-free bakery in Falls Church called @thehappytartbakery I had THE nicest brunch I've had since I landed here in the States over 8 months ago. We will DEFINITELY be back!

"Then, we hit the road to visit @glenstonemuseum, a really unique museum that showcases contemporary art in a modern gallery building all set within the most amazing grounds where there is an expansive sculpture garden.

"For me, the woodland trail with the Jeff Koons Split Rocker plant sculpture, the boardwalk trail and the lily pond in the courtyard garden at the Pavilions were my favourite takeaways.

"There is a lovely outdoor patio cafe for teas, coffees and snacks and an indoor café to break up the visit.

"It took us 3 hours in total to get around and we didn't stop for long at the pieces but we did take our time strolling around. It was a day well spent.

"Highly recommended for anyone visiting the area. Admission is free BUT booking must be made in advance. "


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