What can you do for your loved one?

Hello gorgeous reader! I hope you are having a wonderful morning, afternoon or evening. I have had a couple of people message me explaining somebody close to them has unfortunately being diagnosed with cancer and that they could really use some advice on how to help them and asking what they could do/buy for them…

‘Stay positive’

I know it’s hard but just be as positive as you can This has been my first answer in response to the question ‘What would your advice be to someone who has just been diagnosed or is going through treatment?’ for many months now. I can’t help but face palm thinking about it and thinking…

A letter to myself

19/02/2019 Beautiful Sofi, It’s Sofi here. Although we’re genetically the same person, we’re not EXACTLY the same person. You don’t really know who I am. But you will. I am the future you. I am the you who has conquered the big C, baby. The new and improved, breast-less you. I haven’t stopped crying and marveling at…

MINI UPDATE – Radiation Burns

WARNING: You will see my chest and mastectomy scar below. You will see the effects radiation had on my skin which was basically third degree burns. It’s not the prettiest so please don’t scroll down and continue reading if those kind of things/images make you uneasy and uncomfortable!  It’s been 6 months since I’ve posted…

The night before chemotherapy

So it’s the night/early morning before my first round of chemo tomorrow. The first of 16 rounds spread out over 20 weeks. Man… it’s been a little over 7 weeks since this journey started and now, tomorrow is what seems like to be the beginning. The true test. A couple of weeks ago I thought…

Community & Individual Support!

I really wanted to do shout out a couple incredible people and organisations who have supported me greatly in the last couple of weeks. I have found the support and generosity of those in my community and complete strangers absolutely inspiring. Like I have said before I’m not really comfortable with receiving things from others, I’m…

MINI UPDATE

Hi!! 2 weeks yesterday since my op and 3 weeks today since being diagnosed. WOW, That has gone so fast! I have been a little MIA from blogging this last week as I honestly haven’t had much going on. It’s been a blasé kinda week. I have been doing lots of sleeping, resting and researching!!…

23 & Hairless?? ….

This might be a bit of a nothing post but we’ll see how it goes. I have felt a whole range of emotions these last couple of days and I feel like I just need to let them out. This past Friday night I finally cried!! I have been waiting an hanging out to cry…

Fertility Preservation!

Hello, hello all!! So as I have mentioned my IVF journey commenced 04/05/2018. I have been with my boyfriend for 7 years this year and I’d be lying if I said we haven’t spoken about having kids. In saying this, I’m not ready for at least another one year or two! or three…. haha. Not only…

23 & Breastless

  WARNING: YOU WILL SEE MY SURGICAL MASTECTOMY SCAR BELOW. ALSO – WARNING: BLOOD! PLEASE DON’T CARRY ON IF YOU GET OFFENDED EASY Finally.. the blog I have been hanging out to write and share with the world!!! The sole reason I actually started this blog. It’s quite straight forward and simple. I will bare all;…