My Dad has always told me that "procrastination is the thief of time". It's something he told me a lot when I was growing up, and something I think about often in my working life. I've always been guilty of procrastinating. I often put things off for as long as possible, waiting until the absolute … Continue reading Perfection Paralysis
While the lead singer of Future Islands, Samuel T. Herring, looks distinctly like a GP with his sleeves rolled up in preparation to perform a prostate exam, the sound that spreads through Brixton Academy from his voicebox and the collective sounds of the band are quite different. Future Islands do not look how they sound. … Continue reading Future Islands – Brixton Academy, Review
When asked what my favourite food is, it's practically impossible for me to choose just one thing. I can't even pick one meal, let alone one ingredient. I love the flavours of my go-to recipe, a delicious pork and bacon lasagne while the scents of a Sri Lankan chicken curry can drive me to distraction as it simmers away on the cooker.
Pretty much within the hour of being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, I decided I wanted to do something with what I was anticipating was going to be the most negative experience of my life. Not long before I finished treatment, I got in touch with CoppaFeel! - a breast cancer awareness charity set … Continue reading Trust Your Touch with CoppaFeel!
Hello friends. So today, I have some pretty big news. This has been in the works for quite some time. There have been setbacks and restarts but I think, I'm finally there with the preparation, and so I'm turning to you guys to help. About a year ago, I had an idea, formed as the … Continue reading Life, Lemons and Melons
More and more people every year are being diagnosed with cancer, in one form or another. Whether it's lifestyle, environment, diet or any other factors that is causing the increase is very much up for debate, and not a debate I have enough authority to cast my opinion on. But with every new cancer diagnosis, … Continue reading Things I Wish People Knew About Surviving Breast Cancer
A lot of pretty cool things have happened to me since I got diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2015. I mean, chemotherapy was a riot and having a mastectomy and the followup surgeries was my favourite thing, obviously, but those things aside, I've been lucky enough to get some awesome opportunities. From having my … Continue reading Feel Good 100 with Feel Good Drinks
Fast forward to last weekend, when Sophie created something truly wonderful for those living with and after cancer - Trew Fields. A holistic wellness festival that focused on looking after your body and cancer awareness. There were an abundance of fascinating speakers, incredible workshops, great music and comedy that led to a day of open conversation about life beyond a cancer diagnosis.
I have never been one to strive for a bikini body. I'm very much from the school of thought that if you have a bikini and a body, you've got a bikini body as soon as you put the swimwear on.
If you've recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, you're no doubt feeling a lot of things right now. Here are a few tips for surviving breast cancer treatment