I’ve been described as many things, in my time. I’ve remembered the compliments that knocked me sideways and the comparisons that make me smile.
I’ve tried to forget the words that have hurt me, unless they’ve contained something I’ve needed to learn.
Yesterday, following an outwardly-calm inwardly-fraught 40 minutes waiting for an ultrasound after my consultant thought [...]
I don’t have a lucky bra, but I do have a lot of very pretty ones, and I’m wearing one of my favourites today.
The knickers that go with them are definitely some of my bravest knickers.
I’m not wearing a dress: today it’s jeans, along with a top that I love and that comes off in [...]
It’s obvious that if you’ve had breast cancer, you check you breasts often.
It’s obvious that if you find a lump you tell your family.
It’s obvious that they look worried and tell you to call the hospital.
It’s obvious that that’s what you do, even though there’s a part of you that keeps poking that new lump, [...]