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Dealing with any illness is never a walk in park, especially dealing with one that is seemingly difficult to predict and control like cancer. The stress of coming to terms with the diagnosis can be just too much for most people to endure. Add to that the trauma of losing your hair, eyelashes and eyebrows […]


Latest health update and shop SALE!

by polly on November 11, 2013

Today I turn 32 – it’s my birthday! And when I celebrate, it means that you get to celebrate too so read on to find out how you can get your hands on some awesome prizes and make savings on some shop products. I have been so busy working away behind the scenes on something […]


I was diagnosed with advanced cervical cancer aged 24. I didn’t realise I was showing symptoms and simply put my weight gain, extreme fatigue and bloating down to burning the candle at both ends. I didn’t realise at the time but I had also missed a smear having moved house. By the time I was […]

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The new superfood on the scene: Moringa

by polly on September 23, 2013

I have discovered a new superfood that I want to tell you about! Okay so it’s not that new, it’s just that I’ve never heard of it or used it before. It increases the natural defenses of the body, contains three times more Vitamin A than carrots and seventeen times more calcium than milk. But […]


A few months ago, I discovered this amazing Instagram account created by one amazing lady. Every single photo posted on the profile either inspires me, motivates me or makes me drool! Meet the beautiful & talented Belle Gibson. Have you always been super healthy or was there a catalyst that turned you onto it? When […]


Boob-o-gram coming atcha

by polly on March 7, 2013

Today I want to share with you a brilliant video and advert orchestrated by my very inspirational and awesome friend Kris Hallenga, CEO of Coppafeel. Coppafeel is a charity that is saving lives by reminding women (and men) to check their boobies. Aged 23, Kris was misdiagnosed before eventually being diagnosed with Stage 4 breast […]

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The 10 things I did to heal my Lymphedema

by polly on February 4, 2013

Ever since I said in a magazine interview that I healed the lymphedema I had in my leg after the extraction of cancerous lymph nodes around my pelvis area followed by chemo and radiotherapy, I have received hundreds of emails asking how I did it. I have also coached people with lymphedema helping them to […]


I’ve been keeping a secret…

by polly on December 9, 2012

I have a confession to make. I’ve been keeping a bit of a secret from you because it is only now that I feel ready to share my news. I agonised over whether to tell you earlier but the truth is, I was worried what you might think. Having a blog like this can be […]


Seeking the ultimate anti-cancer diet

by polly on September 27, 2012

Guest Post by Liz Butler I’ve worked as a nutritional therapist supporting people with cancer for the last 12 years. And during this time I’ve studied the full range of diets claiming to provide THE answer when it comes to delivering ultimate nourishment to those living with cancer. This has been a fascinating and enlightening […]


The Truth About Why I Haven’t Blogged

by polly on July 2, 2012

Many of you may have been wondering why I haven’t updated the blog in over a month and now I finally feel well enough to update you so here it goes. Everyday I live with cancer and as we all know any disease is to some extent, unpredictable. For the last 2 years since I […]

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