Intimate with change

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I don’t normally advertise products that come my way, but I do make an exception for those that have made a difference in my life and those that I feel can offer genuine inspiration… Continue reading

Cancer at work

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Dealing with a chronic illness is difficult on a personal level, and can be even more difficult on a professional one, writes Michael Kelly in an interesting article in the Irish Times earlier… Continue reading

Dying to be tanned

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Our summer here in Ireland which started off promisingly in early June, has fizzled out to the usual damp and wet Irish summer we have become all too familiar with. Being tanned used… Continue reading

Remembering Jenny

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Most of you won’t know of my friend Jenny, but you will know of someone like her, and so I dedicate this post to all the Jennys we have known and loved and lost to… Continue reading

High intensity exercise cuts cancer deaths

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People who exercise at high intensity are less likely to develop cancer and die, research out today suggests. Jogging, swimming, rowing and games such as squash or football all lead to a lower… Continue reading

Refreshing cucumber facial mask

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 This beautifully fresh facial mask is quick and easy to make and will leave your skin feeling toned and mositurised. If you’re skin is dull and lifeless then cucumber is the best natural… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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And now it’s time for the Meat Free Monday recipe and this week I am featuring: Penne with tuna and courgettes Ingredients 350g (12oz) penne pasta 20g (¾oz) each of butter and flour… Continue reading

Women need to do more to support breast health

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I am very interested in the results of a recently commissioned study which reveals that women aren’t doing all they can to support breast health. The survey was conducted by Yankelovich, part of… Continue reading

Would you ever lie to your doctor?

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I have just been reading an interesting article called “Secrets and Lies”,  published last year by Dr Wendy Harpham in Oncology Times, which I would like to share with you here. I have to… Continue reading

Managing the stress of survivorship

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Listen to this podcast from Cancer Care’s seventh annual cancer survivorship series, Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer. Click here to listen to managing the stress of survivorship