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.
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!
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?"
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.
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.