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How A Wonder Woman Mastectomy Tattoo Helped One Mum Feel Fearless Again

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum-of-four has revealed how covering her mastectomy scars with a Wonder Woman tattoo made her feel strong and fearless again. Stephanie Kelly, 42, ...

CoppaFeel! Founder Kris Hallenga: 'Cancer Is More Of An Inconvenience Than Anything'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For most women in their twenties and thirties, success often means a high-flying job or owning a house. But for Kris Hallenga, 31, who was diagnosed w...

Denied!

Henning van der Hoeven | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Henning van der Hoeven

Rejection - one of the harshest parts of life. If there is one experience that all we humans have faced in our life that would be the pain of rejectio...

Mum Shares Daughter's Tragic Story To Raise Awareness Of Diabulimia

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Patricia Carroll, 65, has gone through what no parent should ever have to: her daughter Natalie died aged 38, after a long and heartbreaking battle wi...

Woman's Rare Disorder Makes Her 'Fall Asleep' When She Laughs Or Orgasms

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum has a rare disorder which means her body goes to sleep every time she laughs or orgasms. Jessica Southall, 20, has narcolepsy with cataplexy whi...

Sepsis Survivor Reveals The Surprising Way The Illness Changed His Personality

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve survived sepsis, it goes without saying you’re one of the lucky ones. Every year in the UK there are 150,000 cases of sepsis, a life-thr...

Emotional Video Diary Reveals What It's Like To Be On The Transplant Waiting List

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman in need of a liver transplant has shared an emotional video diary of her time on the waiting list, in the hope it’ll encourage others to don...

Woman's Lingerie Tattoo Fills Her With Confidence After Losing Both Breasts To Cancer

PA Real Life | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum-of-three who had a black bra tattooed across her chest after losing both breasts to cancer is brimming with confidence thanks to her new ink. Mi...

From Diabulimia To Organ Failure: Mum Tells Daughter's Transplant Story To Urge Others To Donate

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Patricia Carroll, 65, has lived through the unthinkable. Her daughter Natalie, who lived with Type 1 diabetes, died at the age of 38 after battling ki...

Woman Dies After Contracting Mystery Infection, Where 'Yellow Eyes' Were Only Symptom

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An office worker died after contracting a mystery infection, which left her in need of an organ transplant within weeks. Jade Gulliver, from the Isle ...

Newlywed Becomes One Of Youngest To Be Diagnosed With Dementia At 31 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A ski instructor has become one of the youngest people to be diagnosed with dementia, having been struck by the disease at just 31 years old. Becky Ba...

Two Brothers On The Genius Kidney-Sharing Scheme That Changed Their Lives Forever

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Sam Blackburn, 32, needed a second kidney transplant, his younger brother Josh, 26, jumped at the chance to help. Unfortunately Sam, from Sheffie...

Watch The Incredible Moment Man Close To Death Finds Way To Tell Wife He Loves Her

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The incredible moment a husband signed “I love you” to his wife as he fought for his life was caught on camera. Roy Norquoy, 46, was struck down ...

Fashion Blogger To Shave Head And Raise £30k For Little Boy With Cerebral Palsy

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A fashion blogger who lost her brother, who had a rare genetic disorder, is set to shave her head so a young boy with cerebral palsy can access potent...

What Is Anaphylactic Shock? Former 'This Morning' Producer Left With Brain Damage Due To Nut Allergy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A former producer on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ has been left with brain damage after suffering anaphylactic shock due to her severe nut allergy. Amy ...

Mum Pens Poignant Open Letter To The Partners And Husbands Of Women With Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A parenting blogger has shared an emotional letter addressing every man who is supporting a woman with anxiety. Laura Mazza, who has anxiety herself,...

Bodybuilder With Undiagnosed Condition Dies After Consuming High-Protein Diet

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A bodybuilder has died after consuming excessive amounts of protein which her body couldn’t process properly due to an undiagnosed genetic disorder....

Man Celebrates Having First Bath In 20 Years After Losing An Incredible 14 Stone

Fortitude Press | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A man who weighed 33 stone has been able to bath for the first time in 20 years, after losing an incredible 14 stone. Charles Pask, 37, had to wear 8X...

The Men In This Family Shaved Their Heads To Support A Loved One With Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A family has been praised for supporting their loved one with breast cancer by taking part in a mass hair shaving. Jacqueline Tomczyk, from New York, ...

Woman's Emotional Response To Grey Hair Shamers Is A Timeless Lesson In Self-Love

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A video of a woman tearfully responding to trolls who said she “looked like an old hag” due to her grey hairs is continuing to touch hearts across...

Man Accused Of Injecting Illegal Drugs At Bus Stop Wants To Raise Greater Awareness Of Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A man with Type 1 diabetes is on a mission to raise awareness of the illness, after a passerby thought he was injecting himself with illegal drugs. Be...

Woman Poses In Lingerie With Stoma Bag Proudly On Display After Battling Cervical Cancer

Mercury Press | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has posed for photos wearing just underwear to reveal her stoma bag to the world for the first time. Natalie Wicks shared the pictures a year ...

Woman Aims To Write One Million Lovely Letters To Strangers Offering Them Hope

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An author and poet from Birmingham is on a mission to bring more hope to the world by writing one million letters to strangers. So far, 28-year-old Jo...

Woman Claims Vaginal Mesh Surgery Has Her Unable To Have Sex And Reliant On A Mobility Scooter

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum-of-two, who claims she can no longer have regular sex with her husband, blames a vaginal mesh implant, fitted to treat her incontinence after ch...

Bride Who Thought Tiredness Was Caused By Wedding Planning Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A new bride who thought her tiredness was from months of exhausting wedding planning was devastated to learn, just weeks after returning from her hone...