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    Cancer,  General

    Friend has cancer – what to say and do

    So, you’ve found out that your friend has cancer and you have absolutely no idea what to do or say. Don’t worry, that is perfectly natural and to give you a little help here are some tips…   What not to do when your friend has cancer   Don’t ignore the big C. You have to acknowledge the diagnosis. You can’t ignore it or pretend that it isn’t happening or that your friend doesn’t have cancer. Don’t treat your friend/family member differently. Just because he/she has been diagnosed with cancer doesn’t mean that you should treat them differently. Yes, you’ll need to be more considerate and check in with them…

  • Cancer,  Charity,  Fashion,  General,  Spring

    Perfect Spring shoes from Hotter help Marie Curie

    I am looking for perfect Spring shoes as I realise there is a new season on the way. It is time to put my boots away for another day. It’s important to find something comfortable and flat. I love a bit of colour when it come to footwear too so I was thrilled to hear about the Tara shoes from Hotter. Even better, these shoes help support the Marie Curie. Marie Curie are there at the times when you need someone to support you through the toughest of times. Generous charity partnership For every pair of Tara shoes sold, £20 will go to Marie Curie helping to fund an hour of…

  • Cancer,  Looking after yourself

    What you need to know this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2016 at the age of 42, I thought that breast cancer was, well, just breast cancer. I didn’t know that actually there are multiple different types of breast cancer, lots of different treatments and different prognoses dependent upon a number of factors. I went into this whole experience completely unaware of the big picture. There were so many things I didn’t know, which now with hindsight, I wish I had known. And I’m fairly sure that not knowing those things added to my fears and worries.   So, for breast cancer awareness month, I am going to do you a favour…

  • Cancer,  Inspirational women,  Looking after yourself

    What to say to a cancer patient and what not to

    When people are affected by cancer, those around them often struggle to know what to say to them. In this powerful guest post from Sara, she gives us guidance on what not to say to a cancer patient. One of things that struck me throughout my breast cancer treatment was what people said to me. I had an awful lot of very nice things said to me. Gorgeous, lovely, kind, supportive, empathetic, delightful, wonderful words spoken from the bottom of the heart. Words which made my heart swell, my face smile and which carried me through my treatment from the day of diagnosis to the end of a very difficult…