We Owe It To Our Sisters

by Eileen Rainsberry February 06, 2018

In the Spring of 2004, my mother began complaining of a pain in her hip. I suggested she see a physio. Ten years earlier she had had breast cancer. It didn’t occur to me for a moment that the cancer had come back. By the time we found out that it was secondary (or metastatic) breast cancer, the disease had spread throughout her body. She died in the Spring of 2005.

I don’t talk about it much, and never publicly. But a woman called Jo Taylor made me think twice.

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Boost your Confidence with our Beauty Tips

by Eileen Rainsberry December 14, 2017

Worrying about looking good when you’re battling cancer might at first glance seem trivial, but the truth is for a lot of women it’s not. Many cancer treatments have visible side effects which can make you feel self-conscious and less confident.

We think that anything that helps you take your mind off your treatment and feel more like yourself can only be a good thing, so in our latest blog we’re suggesting a little pampering this holiday season!

Confidence boosting beauty tips

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Don’t mention the 'C' word!

by Eileen Rainsberry December 01, 2017

This time of year can be difficult if you’re having treatment for cancer. The celebrations, parties, visits with family and friends, shopping, travel, eating and drinking can all be a bit much. Let’s face it, even without cancer it can be utterly exhausting! But if you’re undergoing/recovering from cancer treatment you may not feel physically or emotionally able to join in.

If you are finding the whole season a bit daunting, here are a few suggestions that might make it easier.

Don't mention the C Word

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Besotted with Bamboo

by Eileen Rainsberry November 23, 2017

We get asked all the time why we chose bamboo as the basis for the fabric we use in our post surgery range of underwear. Our answer is always the same "how long have you got?"

Besotted with Bamboo

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What to look for in a Post Surgery Bra

by Eileen Rainsberry November 10, 2017

Choosing a post surgery bra can be a bit of a nightmare. It's hard to know ahead of time what to look for, what you will need, even what size you will require. 

So we've put together some key things you should look for when choosing a bra to wear straight after surgery.

What to look for in post op bra

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Support the person, not the patient.

by Eileen Rainsberry October 24, 2017

This is the very first of our 'Bamboozled..?' blogs. We learn so much by talking to our customers and associates on a daily basis, so in return we'd like to shine a light on some of the topics, advice and insights we've learned about along the way. We hope you enjoy, please feel free to share and to join in the conversation in the comments section.

When you learn that a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it can be hard to know what to say or how to help. So we've pulled together some helpful hints and tips to give you some ideas on how best to support them.

Support the person, not the patient

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