We received this from the photographer David Jay. If you’re in New York this week we urge you to go along. The Scar Project is a very moving and thoughtful body of work.
On October 15th, 2009, two years ago, I had my final (I hope) chemotherapy session.
Bald as a billiard ball I progressed to five weeks of radiotherapy and, during that time, small fluffy strands of hair started to appear, like peach fuzz. Continue reading
October sweeps in on a wave of insanely glorious sunshine and a tsunami of bonkers pink ribbon promotions.
If you were reading Chemo Chic this time last year, you will know that I am all in favour of raising money for breast cancer charities and being generally aware of the signs of BC to look out for. But some of the ways that companies latch onto this particular good cause to push their products is suspect, bordering on outright exploitative.
First out of the traps is Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Tampa, Florida. So if you fancy gorging on hamburgers whilst gambling away your lifesavings for the cause, grab a cab to Heathrow now! Continue reading