Guest blog: busting nutrition myths

Guest blog: busting nutrition myths

This is a guest blog from Victoria Nelson, Registered Dietitian in London. Victoria offers expert evidence-based nutrition advice that is tailored to you, to help you achieve your lifestyle goals. Her specialities are cancer and gastrointestinal issues. She says, “My passion is dispelling common nutrition 

Guest blog: Drain Dollies

Guest blog: Drain Dollies

This guest blog is from the fab Charlotte, the founder of Drain Dollies. I was tested for the BRCA1 gene At 17 I lost my mum to ovarian cancer, she was only 51, when I was a small child, I lost my grandma to the 

Guest blog: the little c club

Guest blog: the little c club

If you are a parent and you have a cancer diagnosis you will know that communicating about your illness with your child(ren) is an absolute mine field, should you tell them? should you hide it completely? how much information is ok? how do you talk 

Guest blog: How to Rebuild Your Confidence After Cancer

Guest blog: How to Rebuild Your Confidence After Cancer

This blog post is from the amazing Allie Morgan. Allie is a confidence coach, working with cancer survivors and those with chronic illnesses. After overcoming bone cancer at the age of 14, Allie knew that the end of treatment could be a difficult time for 

Guest blog: How I came to be a cancer counsellor

Guest blog: How I came to be a cancer counsellor

This is a guest blog from a lovely lady called Claire who is a counsellor and life coach working with cancer patients. In this blog, she tells us how she got to be in this line of work and Tell us a little about yourself… 

Guest blog: setting up pink parcels

Guest blog: setting up pink parcels

In December 2019 I was enjoying my red hot shower, a welcome break from England’s typical December freeze when I thought I’ve not done a breast exam in a while! Whilst searching hoping it would all be fine there it was an embedded pea shape 

Guest blog: Memo for Pink Charities: Men Get This Disease Too

Guest blog: Memo for Pink Charities: Men Get This Disease Too

By Rod Ritchie Sitting in my doctor’s waiting room for a visit to find out the reasons for a breast lump, the last thing on my mind was breast cancer. I was relieved when, on this visit, and a subsequent visit, I was assured that 

Guest blog: Q&A with Helen Addis aka The Titty Gritty

Guest blog: Q&A with Helen Addis aka The Titty Gritty

Let me introduce the fantastic Helen Addis who has participated in this week’s Q&A. Helen (aka @thetittygritty) was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 and has subsequently spent a large proportion of her time involved in breast cancer awareness campaigns and helping others who are 

Guest blog: Why I raise awareness of breast cancer

Guest blog: Why I raise awareness of breast cancer

In this week’s guest blog, the very lovely Emma talks about the importance of raising breast cancer awareness, supporting younger breast cancer patients and those who are part of the BAME and LGBTQ+ communities… When you’re diagnosed with cancer there’s a starter pack. No, I’m 

Guest Blog: Men Too? Really?

Guest Blog: Men Too? Really?

Last year, Lorraine’s partner, Richard, was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. Finding a lack of support and awareness for male breast cancer, Lorraine has set up her own campaign, #bluegetittoo. Here, Lorraine tells us about Richard’s diagnosis, the impact that it has had on 

Buy Ticking Off Breast Cancer, the book

Buy Ticking Off Breast Cancer, the book

‘I’m afraid it’s not good news. We’ve found cancer cells in your lymph nodes.’ BAM. With that, the air in the room was sucked out. I couldn’t catch my breath, I froze in my chair and my entire body started to shake. I’d never experienced 

The ocean of uncertainty: moving forward after breast cancer

The ocean of uncertainty: moving forward after breast cancer

I remember getting to the end of my breast cancer treatment and sitting down to plan the page for my website for this stage of the “journey”: the moving on stage. And I drew a blank. With the treatment stage it was relatively easy – 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What you Need to know

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What you Need to know

So it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month again. Which means that life turns pink for the month of October. Celebrities wear pink and shops sell pink goods in an effort to raise funds for breast cancer. Which is great. In a way. Sort of. All this