Are your daily decisions affecting your health?

Are your daily decisions affecting your health?

You know the answer is yes… .  However it can be hard to relate what you do in the moment to your health five, or even ten, years down the track. . .   Those extra kilos take months or even years to creep on. Your fitness can gradually decline as your lifestyle...
Do you live in fear that your cancer will come back?

Do you live in fear that your cancer will come back?

I was 48 when diagnosed with breast cancer. After the treatment was over, I tried to get back to ‘normal’ – but what is normal after cancer? My NEW norm was living with the underlying fear that the cancer would come back. .  Does it ever go away? Being at the 5...
My favourite mastectomy bra

My favourite mastectomy bra

When I first lost my breast and had to wear soft bras with a little fluffy boob-shaped pillow I was constantly pulling it down because it liked to creep up my neck. As a result when I stepped out into the public eye, I would ask my children (then older teens) if I was...
The breast cancer risk factor that we are NOT talking about

The breast cancer risk factor that we are NOT talking about

As a former bulimic who grew up vowing I would not end up overweight like my beautiful Mum, I understand the body image struggle. . I applaud the ‘accept your body’ movement. . However as an advocate for women’s health, I can’t ignore the...

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