How to date after cancer

How to date after cancer

This is another brilliant blog in the series from Confidence Coach, Allie Morgan (links to previous blogs are at the foot of this post). Allie is a Confidence Coach, working with cancer survivors and those with chronic illnesses. After overcoming bone cancer at the age 

Breast Cancer and Sex

This guest blog is from Sam Evans, founder of Jo Divine and expert advisor on sex during and after breast cancer. As someone who advises many women about enjoying sex after breast cancer I know that many are able to return to having a pleasurable 

The impact of breast cancer on my libido

The wonderful Lisa has written this guest blog about the impact of breast cancer upon her libido and how she took steps to improve this. I had no idea breast cancer would affect my sex life When I was sitting with the Breast care nurse 

Support through cancer – near, far and virtual

Support through cancer – near, far and virtual

I’m Harriet, aged 48, married to Andy with three children aged 17, 15 and 11. In April 2018 I was diagnosed with ductal invasive oestrogen positive breast cancer. It’s about six months since I wrote this mammoth blog in a world before lockdown and Covid 

A positive post about cancer and friends

A positive post about cancer and friends

Sarah tells us about how cancer reinforced some important friendships for her… Before my cancer diagnosis I was a very busy headteacher, training for an ultra-marathon. To say I didn’t really have a social life would be an understatement! Weekdays were spent at work and 

5 tips for colleagues of someone returning to work after cancer treatment.

5 tips for colleagues of someone returning to work after cancer treatment.

Following her breast cancer treatment and recent return to work, Rach has some tips for the colleagues of someone returning to work after breast cancer treatment. 1. Don’t stroke their hair. it isn’t a baby bump – actually it isn’t ok to stroke a baby 

How to make sense of changes to your friendships after cancer

How to make sense of changes to your friendships after cancer

In this week’s guest blog Barbara, a wellness coach, talks through ways in which you can come to terms and deal with some upsetting ways in which your friendships may have changed since you were diagnosed with cancer. Using a case study from a session 

I struggled to tell people about my cancer

I struggled to tell people about my cancer

I don’t like people worrying about me. Especially when there’s nothing they can do. And the anger or sadness that comes with that knowledge isn’t something I could take on when I was diagnosed with cancer. This is why I didn’t tell. For the last 

Ticking Off Breast Cancer, the book

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