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18 years ago today…

18 years ago today, I woke up just like any other schoolgirl.  Well, except for the agonising stomach pain that I experienced daily.  But, I was on the cusp of puberty, and everyone kept telling me I’d start my period any day now.  So I got up, had my breakfast, got dressed, and went to […]

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Giveaway with Aloha Lola Cards!

I am really excited to announce a giveaway in collaboration with Claire from Aloha Lola Cards! A little while ago the lovely Claire designed a cover for my book, Cancer, Chemo and Curls.  Working with her is great fun and today I am sharing what lovely prizes we have on offer… First up, Claire is […]

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Why being a cancer survivor is never over

Sharing an emotional video today on why being a cancer survivor is never over… Let me know your thoughts? Is there something that will never be over for you?

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A professional photo shoot to celebrate my body

My body has been through a lot over the years. Cancer, surgery, chemotherapy, IVF, more surgery… I felt like I wanted to celebrate it. So a couple of months ago I booked a professional shoot with Sian Lewis Photo in order to do just that. These photos are me as I truly am.  This is what […]

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Being bullied after cancer

  As a 12 year old child, my life was turned upside down and inside out when I was diagnosed with germ cell cancer. That is one story, but today I am going to discuss a different one; how difficult it was for me to go back to school after cancer. Let me fill in […]

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Responsibility in the online world

Back in February, Jessica Ainscough, known internationally as The Wellness Warrior, died after a long battle with cancer. She had built a business based on how she was treating her cancer with a vegan diet and the Gersen method, a complicated treatment involving coffee enemas. She had legions of followers who followed her every word. […]

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4 life lessons which cancer taught me

Receiving treatment for cancer at the age of 12 definitely taught me a few lessons about life. I have spent a lot of time wondering why cancer chose me; why the tumour grew on my ovary, and tried to take my life away. I have had to come to terms with the fact that I […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

I am not a medical practitioner and this post is written from my personal experience. I don’t usually take part in awareness months, or wear a certain colour to support a cause.  I carry certain causes in my heart, and therefore I support them everyday.  But I thought that Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month deserves to […]