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Have you ever heard someone say, I’m like a duck, calm on the surface but underneath I’m paddling furiously….well that’s what  it was like for me getting this cancer diagnosis and going through treatment.

When I say, I don’t think I would be here if it wasn’t for purple house, I don’t say that lightly!!!!

I was 38 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer….everyone’s reaction along with my own was, how can that be possible, I’m too young.



We are all great at helping out and looking after others, but when it comes to asking for or seeking help for ourselves, that’s a different matter.
I went through breast cancer some years ago, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
I was going along fine, got the five year “all clear” and all of a sudden the seriousness of the illness and what had happened to me hit home…