Wellbeing

The Truth About Breast Cancer

It would be hard to find someone who hasn’t had a family member or friend touched by breast cancer. Personally, I have lost my mother three years ago and a friend I had known since high school a few years prior to that. I also have two girlfriends fighting stage 4 breast cancer (secondary cancer… Read More The Truth About Breast Cancer

Lifestyle

Mother’s Day Classic 2015

  The Mother’s Day Classic fun run/walk has become a calendar must-do for thousands of families, friends and community groups, who revel in a festive event that supports a serious cause – funding research into breast cancer, Australia’s most common female cancer. Registrations are open now, to take part in a national event that last… Read More Mother’s Day Classic 2015

House & Garden

Paying it forward

 Giveaway   As you may know, last September on Father’s Day I lost my mother to an aggressive form of breast cancer. In her honour, I support the three major breast cancer charities in Australia; NBCF, BCNA and the McGrath Foundation. You might also know that during the month of October, it was Breast Cancer… Read More Paying it forward

Wellbeing

Sussan Women’s Fun Run

You probably already know I am a huge supporter of breast cancer charities such as NBCF, Pink Hope, McGrath Foundation and especially the BCNA. The BCNA were a fantastic support and network for my mother when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer 7 years ago and when she was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer three years… Read More Sussan Women’s Fun Run

Wellbeing

Breasts, Angelina and Me

Angelina Jolie wrote an article for the NY times, titled ‘My Medical choice’ this week, detailing her decision to have a double mastectomy. Angelina has received a lot of positive feedback but a lot of people can’t understand why she did. Unless you know what it is like for a family member to go through… Read More Breasts, Angelina and Me

Wellbeing

When does the hurt stop?

Yesterday was exactly three months ago to the day from when I watched my mother pass away from secondary breast cancer. To be honest, I haven’t dealt with it at all. I end up in tears whenever I think of Mum. I haven’t contacted her partner or Mum’s cousin (she was like Mum’s sister, as… Read More When does the hurt stop?

Hair & Beauty, Wellbeing

Pucker up

Pucker up and put on your pink lippy on today for a cause particularly close to my own heart! Revlon Australia and charity Pink Hope, Firday September 28th is Bright Pink Lipstick Day, a day to raise awareness for hereditary and high risk breast and ovarian cancer. Breast cancer is something I will have to keep a close eye on, as… Read More Pucker up