Get your head around that.

When you’re having trouble making a decision, you’re making it too soon – Abraham Hicks After we left the hospital, I don’t specifically recall going home that day, the journey from the hospital or where I ended up when I got out the car. It’s a funny thing to be told that you essentially are […]

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Well. This changes Everything.

Change is the only constant – Heraclitus Oh lordy I have never had a moment like that one sat there in that office. Never in my memory has a wave of feelings hit me like a wall in that way. It felt like utter chaos and sadness engulfed me all at once. My Mothership and […]

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Whaddup Doc?!

I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity. – Angelina Jolie   I walked into the appointment room with my fiancée and we sat and discussed what i knew about […]

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Is knowledge power… To test or not to test?

Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right. – Phil McGraw When I finally took the plunge and decided to be tested I was feeling positive and incredibly empowered about what I was about to do. Here I was taking my life into my own hands by finding out if there […]

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“You’ve got good genes”

Our genes are not our fate – Dean Ornish MD I am the only one in my immediate family who has been tested so far that I know of. On the 28th September 2015, I found out I was BRCA1 positive. Its a weird one really.  I often get compliments about how I look like […]

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About Me

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom  – Aristotle Hi …and welcome to my WordPress blog, thanks so much for visiting, hopefully you’ll stay a little while  – and if you like it, why not subscribe 🙂 I promise I won’t bombard you! I guess my name is a good place to start, I’m […]

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The Mothership and Me

“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” – Unknown My mum … “the Mothership” (as she’ll more affectionately be know here forward!) was one of the 3 who did inherit the gene. The Mothership has 4 kids including me, the youngest now being 15 years old […]

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Beginners blog ( 24th April 2017)

I wonder now how tough you have to be to get big things done. – Walter Isaacson So I decided to try to write a blog because I’ve always been one to write things down to help me deal with them better, I find it helps me make sense of my own head when it […]

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