Jess Ainscough – Wellness Warrior and Ray of Light

Jess Ainscough – Wellness Warrior and Ray of LightJess never knew me. But I knew her. At least, I felt like I knew her – as did thousands of others from all corners of the globe who had read her blog and followed her journey over the last seven years. And along with them, it was with great shock and deep sadness that I learned she had left our world on February 26th.

Jess had been living with a rare form of cancer, epithelioid sarcoma, which spread to her left arm. Read the rest of this post »

It’s Mother’s Day and I’ve Got Breast Cancer On My Mind

Happy Mother’s Breast Cancer RibbonDay to all the Mums out there! What an amazing job you do! And I’m not just talking about the cooking, cleaning, organising, driving around, answering homework questions and dealing with tantrums. I’m talking about the way you put yourself second to make sure these little lives have the best upbringing they can possibly have, no matter what your personal circumstances are. It can be draining, tiring, exhausting, and you often don’t get thanks for any of it. Read the rest of this post »