Breast cancer and me.

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One of the reasons I wanted to create a fitness blog which focuses on improving your mental well-being as well as your physical well-being is because my mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in February of last year. My mum has had a lot of things wrong with her health over the last few years with breast cancer just being one of many. She is always very upbeat and tries to make a positive out of everything (a bit like me) although sometimes you can’t help but get very down and depressed about things.

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Empowered Women, Empower Women.

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Never has this statement felt truer. I was speaking to a friend yesterday and I felt totally overwhelmed by her positivity about life. She was recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and had to have an emergency operation only last week. Cancer always comes as a shock to anyone who is diagnosed with it. It is a word that is associated with horror, trauma and upset and even if you are lucky enough to be able to have it removed, it is still something that affects you every day.

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