Thank you to all my patrons and all the amazing members of the Tough Girl Tribe - thank you for your continued support, in allowing me to share important stories like this.
How she heard about the Tough Girl Tribe (thank you Lou!)
Life before children - running marathons and climbing mountains
Finding a lump in her right breast
Being diagnosed with a very aggressive type of breast cancer
How her whole world came crumbling down
Dealing with the shock and trying to come to terms with it
Losing control of her life
Joining a FB group for women under 45 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer - The Younger Breast Cancer Network
Setting her intentions from the start of the diagnosis
Spending New Years Eve doing chemo - and a reminder of why good friends are so important
A year of treatment
How much her mentality played a part in her recovery
Getting through the bad days and how she got through them
How her girls coped
Dealing with her hair loss and cutting her hair
Why she decided to take on a triathlon while undergoing treatment
Team Phoenix and signing up for a sprit triathlon
Her training and how it all worked
Her fears about the triathlon… swimming!
Why she kept on practicing and why she enjoyed learning a new skill
Drawing a line in the sand and using the triathlon as a way to mark the end of her treatment for cancer
Being so happy to be alive
Advice for other women who may be in a similar situation
Her next challenge in 2017!
Supporting Team Phoenix as a mentor for the ladies in South East London
Raising funds for Team Verrico
Looking forward, focusing on her family, her work and her exercise
Check your breasts!!!
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