New Year Resolutions

I wrote a blog back in 2014 “Pinktober it will turn you green” which mentioned the amount of people that decided to make a new year resolution of exercise and by the end of January the mad rush of people had died down to a dribble. Get fit! Diet! Healthy eating! Lose weight! New Year; new you! Get a bikini body! Here we are again, social media is [...]

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I had Breast Cancer for Gods sake!

After my breast cancer diagnosis and waiting for the surgery it was an awful, awful time... A restless, sleepless time. We tried to continue on as normal with our 2 children. [...]

Interlude: The ‘Jolie’ effect and decisions…

So much has been written about Angelina Jolie & what will be known as the 'Jolie effect' (remember the 'Kylie effect'?) and her decision regarding the BRAC gene that I [...]

My rock

So, that was it, I was now on the cancer treadmill. I was told by the Breast Care Nurse that due to my age they would 'throw everything at me'. I talked to my sister in law as [...]

Who wants a cup of tea?

It is said that everyone 'has a book' in them... Well I do think I have about 3 books to write but this is the one story I need to tell at the moment. I had worked very [...]

A resolution worth sticking to

There are many New Year resolutions made at the beginning of every year. We see it time and time again. A huge push on diet and exercise, yet how many actually fulfil their [...]

Meet the BDC team – Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor
I was 38 when diagnosed with breast cancer, married with two young children – my daughter was 5 months old and my son was 2 ½ years old. It was a HUGE shock but very [...]