Posts by Jacqueline Cashman

Grief as an Oak Tree

by Jacqueline Cashman October 8, 2021

When your mother is in the world, I liken it to standing under a great oak. The branches are a canopy of safety from the harsh elements; it has always been there and feels like it will always be there…

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Motion is Your Lotion

by Jacqueline Cashman January 8, 2020

I think the power of exercise can never be underestimated. When I was first diagnosed, two and a half years ago, I was very physically fit, I do think this helped me to stand up to the rigors of everything that was to come my way.

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There is Nothing Pink and Pretty with Breast Cancer

by Jacqueline Cashman October 24, 2019

There is nothing pink and pretty about breast cancer…. Way back in 2003 I lost my mum to breast cancer, they say they “lost their battle” like they didn’t fight quite hard enough, I disagree, it’s purely luck, you either survive or you don’t. I feel it is quite a harsh term, nobody wants to […]

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