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Breast cancer

A little bit broken (yet still a beautiful thing)

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

  This was inspired by a photograph of a butterfly someone else had taken when it landed next to her, and her observation of how it was broken but still […]

Lotus

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

  'To me, the cancer journey felt like being in the eye of a storm. Having very little control over what was happening, learning how to hold on, withstand, and […]

Raven

Posted on 28 March 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

    Before my diagnosis and treatment I spent a lot of time with Ravens on the mountain ridges of Snowdonia. I would soar high above the crags, catching the […]

Cancer Diagnosis, Healing and Feeling Timeline

Posted on 22 March 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

Denial I was in denial the moment I felt the pea sized lump. I was too stressed at work to deal with it and it came and went with my […]

Faraway tree

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

      I painted this picture as a memory came to me concerning trees and cancer. I was lying in a wood on a cold, damp, late autumn night. […]

Tryphtich

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

                      A tryphtich​ depicting the healing process of an incision. The colours represent colour changes with bruising and the silver […]

The Polar Bear

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

  I was alone at the diagnosis appointment in a very small room (think broom cupboard with a filing cabinet). The other 5-6 people were leaning on the walls. One […]

Phoenix

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Rebekah Potton

  Healing with Gold   I didn’t hate my left breast, I still loved her.                                               She was part of me and I dreaded losing her forever. She would be resurrected […]

Coming Home

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Rebekah Potton

Elaine, breast cancer survivor  

A little Bit Broken (but still a beautiful thing)

Posted on 17 March 2018 by Sofia Vougioukalou

                                                  This was inspired by a […]