Five months ago I made the very difficult decision to stop my anti-hormone medication. From the beginning, anti-hormone treatment was a huge stumbling block for me. Chemo and radiotherapy I could deal with because I could see the end in sight but the thought of five to ten years of Zoladex Injections and daily exemestane putting me…… Continue reading Celebrating Aunty Flow
I’m a wife and mother of one, Teddy, who never got to come home from the hospital with us. He lived for just three days. Since Teddy died in May 2016 I have dedicated much of my time to fundraising for The Little Roo fund through Teddy’s Legacy, so far we have raised over £100,000.…… Continue reading Cancer with a Smile Meets Elle from Feathering the Empty Nest
I am Anna. I’m a Psychotherapist mum of two boys, with another on the way. I run The Nice Girls Course and do lots of online therapy and coaching. I story my way through life over at @mamas_scrapbook, and have a real passion to see people equipped in fighting anxiety and depression. I like to bring…… Continue reading Cancer with a Smile Meets Anna from Mamas Scrapbook
Hot flushes were something I expected to worry about in my fifties but once again cancer stuck its big wooden spoon into my life with a hormone-responsive tumour. Meaning my oncology team were keen to rid my body of estrogen by putting me into an early menopause through medication. Also known as a chemical menopause which just as…… Continue reading Acupuncture and Hot Flush Hell.
Hello, I am Natasha Bailie, I run an online website/community called MENTAL x MUTHA where women can discuss and share their mental health victories and struggles whilst they parent. Because believe it or not – we can do both. My hope is that the more we discuss our truths, the less power they will have…… Continue reading Cancer with a Smile meets Natasha Bailie
Hi! I’m Kelly and better known on Instagram as ‘The Bee’s Knees’ (or that crazy lady who danced in Tena pants). I sell positivity journals and host retreats for women. I own a dance school in Cheltenham and have written a dance curriculum for primary schools and spend time training teachers to add some fun…… Continue reading Cancer with a Smile Meets Kelly from The Bee’s Knees
Several mornings a week the first thing I say is “Early to bed tonight…”. Then half ten comes and I think, right time for bed but first I’ll just have a week look at my social media. 1 hour 43 minutes later my brain is wired and it’s almost midnight! So, I end up tossing…… Continue reading Must get more sleep…… Zzzz
Sponsored by Boudavida because let’s face it, on the mat we need kit that makes us feel awesome. Anxiety is a huge challenge for most people after a cancer diagnosis, this, of course, is completely natural. Not only are you facing treatments that can be very harsh on your body, your mind is filled with…… Continue reading Cancer . Anxiety . YOGA
Its time to launch my first monthly challenge as a self-care ambassador for My Health Storylines and I can’t wait to get started. Yoga has become my saving grace over the last few years, helping me stay calm during my cancer treatment and has led to me being fitter and more balanced all round. Starting…… Continue reading Let’s get our CHILL on!
We all know that we should probably pay a little bit more attention to ourselves but often life has a knack of getting in the way. Before we know it we are piling another load of washing into the machine instead of taking ten minutes out of our day for ourselves. I am way too…… Continue reading Self-Care Just Got Easier