Over the next week, I’m going to share a chapter of my book Life, Lemons and Melons. Since October, I have been pouring my heart and my soul into a Scrivener document covering the last three years of my life. I’ve written about infertility, self confidence, chemotherapy, my exploding breast, notes from a mixed up … Continue reading Life, Lemons and Melons – An Extract (2)
Over the next week, I'm going to share a chapter of my book Life, Lemons and Melons. Since October, I have been pouring my heart and my soul into a Scrivener document covering the last three years of my life. I've written about infertility, self confidence, chemotherapy, my exploding breast, notes from a mixed up … Continue reading Life, Lemons and Melons – An Extract
Around the time I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, I wasn’t aware of anyone like me talking about their cancer experience in an open way. There were blogs and there were websites, but these were largely aimed at older women. I felt so far removed from the conversation these websites were having, I … Continue reading The Power of Words with Maggie’s
Pretty much within the hour of being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, I decided I wanted to do something with what I was anticipating was going to be the most negative experience of my life. Not long before I finished treatment, I got in touch with CoppaFeel! - a breast cancer awareness charity set … Continue reading Trust Your Touch with CoppaFeel!
Hello friends. So today, I have some pretty big news. This has been in the works for quite some time. There have been setbacks and restarts but I think, I'm finally there with the preparation, and so I'm turning to you guys to help. About a year ago, I had an idea, formed as the … Continue reading Life, Lemons and Melons
More and more people every year are being diagnosed with cancer, in one form or another. Whether it's lifestyle, environment, diet or any other factors that is causing the increase is very much up for debate, and not a debate I have enough authority to cast my opinion on. But with every new cancer diagnosis, … Continue reading Things I Wish People Knew About Surviving Breast Cancer
A lot of pretty cool things have happened to me since I got diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2015. I mean, chemotherapy was a riot and having a mastectomy and the followup surgeries was my favourite thing, obviously, but those things aside, I've been lucky enough to get some awesome opportunities. From having my … Continue reading Feel Good 100 with Feel Good Drinks
Fast forward to last weekend, when Sophie created something truly wonderful for those living with and after cancer - Trew Fields. A holistic wellness festival that focused on looking after your body and cancer awareness. There were an abundance of fascinating speakers, incredible workshops, great music and comedy that led to a day of open conversation about life beyond a cancer diagnosis.
I have never been one to strive for a bikini body. I'm very much from the school of thought that if you have a bikini and a body, you've got a bikini body as soon as you put the swimwear on.
If you've recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, you're no doubt feeling a lot of things right now. Here are a few tips for surviving breast cancer treatment