Fi Munro (PhD) is a multi award winning researcher, author and public speaker recognised internationally for her presentations and articles on her journey and holistic health. She has been featured in two BBC documentaries, in TV and radio shows and in newspaper and magazine articles across the globe. In 2017 she was awarded 'Health Blogger of the Year' by Healthunlocked. Her first book "Love, Light and Mermaid Tails: One Woman's Healing Journey Back to Wholeness Through Stage Four Cancer" has received all star reviews. She is currently working on her second book, due for release in 2018. In addition she also teaches yoga to children and adults as well as providing healing workshops and retreats across Scotland.
People ask how I get through everything. The answer? You
My payments started small. I gave my hair, my strength, and my sense of wellbeing
16/03/2018 09:55 GMT
The patients have a certain appreciation of life that comes with a diagnosis
14/03/2018 15:59 GMT
I haven’t grown to love my scars. In fact, I loved them from the very first day I had them. I wasn’t ashamed of them. Instead
07/03/2018 10:54 GMT
I want you to realise that your body is already incredible, sexy and wonderful just as it is
05/03/2018 16:39 GMT
In January 2016, at the age of 30, I was diagnosed with non-genetic stage four ovarian cancer. In that moment, after months of pain, tests and assurances that it was 'nothing to worry about', my instincts were proved right and my worst fears were realised.
14/09/2017 16:59 BST
As predicted, chemotherapy did start to put me through the menopause (hence the associated infertility I mention) and with it the forgetfulness, hot flushes, mood swings and night sweats we've all heard of. At first it wasn't that bad. I mean I was kind of distracted by chemotherapy side affects anyway so it was hard to distinguish them from one another...
19/01/2017 15:13 GMT
Whilst it was hard to come to terms with at first, I began to realise that this was a result of life enhancing surgery. Would I, if given the chance, turn back time and say 'no wait actually could you just leave that cancer in my bowel I'd rather not have a stoma'? Hell no!
11/10/2016 17:49 BST
Did you know that smear tests DO NOT screen for ovarian cancer. In fact there is NO reliable screening test available for ovarian cancer!
04/07/2016 12:47 BST
When I was diagnosed with cancer I had long blonde hair, so the prospect of losing it was a bit of a shock.
01/07/2016 16:30 BST
With the help of an incredible friend I have now healed these wounds. I have 'come to terms' with the news and I have now reached the point where I can write about this in the hope of helping others to understand what it feels like, and supporting those who are walking the same journey.
28/04/2016 10:56 BST
There are days when I feel so ill from treatment that I want to just lie on the sofa, but I still force myself to get up and dressed and take our lovely rescue dog for a walk because it is so important that there is joy (and nature!) in every day.
22/04/2016 11:41 BST
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