Hi, I’m Mim! I’m a planning-obsessed, Award-Winning Online Business Owner, Author and 5-Star Planner Sticker Seller.
I help new sticker makers create planner stickers from scratch that stand out and sell … even if you’ve never made a sticker before!

My Hair Cut Before Chemo

Most of you will have already seen my hair cut before chemo but if you want to see how I had it cut, I’ve finally edited the video I took on the day!

A huge thank you to Hailey at Nesbitt Hair & Body in Newcastle who kindly let me film the cut :)

I can’t recommend Hailey highly enough, she has cut and coloured my hair a few times since we arrived in Newcastle and it’s been perfect and exactly what I asked for each time.

Here is what it looked like BEFORE this cut (and yes, I did go mad on the filters but look how refreshed and wrinkle-free they make me look!):

My Hair Cut Before Chemo - lovefrommim.com Triple Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Young Mum with Breast Cancer Short Hair Pixie Hairstyle YouTube

As you know, I’ve since had my hair shaved altogether as I lost so much of it – I’ll be posting that video soon – but as soon as it grows back, I’ll be straight back to Hailey to get it styled!

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For those new to my blog, I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer in November 2015. I’ve had a successful lumpectomy and I’m currently undergoing chemotherapy.  You can read more about my diagnosis and treatment plan here.

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Thanks for reading and click on the pic of me below to view the video!

My Hair Cut Before Chemo - lovefrommim.com Triple Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Young Mum with Breast Cancer Short Hair Pixie Hairstyle YouTube

*** UPDATE – 25.02.2016 ***

I’ve finally uploaded the video of me getting all my hair shaved off!  You can check it out here :)

Related: Download my Chemo Appointment Reminder Stickers here.




  1. Honest Mum (@HonestMummy)
    / 8:05 am

    You are beautiful, whatever hair you have, loved your shaving video and hearing your voice. You are so stunning. Sending big love to you in Oz .Thanks lovely for linking up to #brilliantblogposts x

    • / 1:22 pm

      You are so so lovely, thank you lady x x

  2. Baby Toddler Me
    / 11:28 am

    You look beautiful with short and long hair, but the thing that stands out to me the most is your beautiful smile! x

    • / 11:45 am

      Oh thank you so so much Fatima! x x

  3. / 8:30 am

    The long and the short hair were both beautiful styles, AND you look good with a shaved head too! Not many people suit long, short and shaved, but you are definitely one of them! #brilliantblogposts

    • / 11:46 am

      Oh thank you lovely lady!!! x x

  4. Jenni - Odd Socks and Lollipops
    / 11:57 pm

    I love the hairstyle, it really suits you short!!
    My auntie is going through Chemo at the min, she had number 6 of 6 on Monday – she has kept most of her hair though – I was really surprised as I assumed everyone lost all their hair.
    We are just keeping out fingers crossed that the Chemo is working, they review next week.
    I hope you are doing ok with the chemo and I am thinking of you.

    • / 11:49 am

      Thank you Jenni! Oh I am sending so much love to your auntie and your family – and so much positivity and well wishes!! x x

  5. islandliving365
    / 9:59 pm

    I love your new hair cut, it is stunning and you look beautiful, you are rocking it! :-) #brillblogpost

    • / 3:38 pm

      Thank you so much! x

  6. Life Love and Dirty Dishes
    / 9:21 pm

    You will probably be really brave to try out new styles once your hair grows back. It suits you both long and short. xxx #brilliantblogposts

    • / 10:04 pm

      Thank you so much lovely!! And I’m looking forward to that :) x x

  7. Mum in a Nutshell
    / 11:33 pm

    still as beautiful chic!

    I’ve been meaning to comment for a while, I just wanted to let you know your courage is inspiring and wish you all the best luck in the world. xx

    • / 11:34 pm

      Thank you so so much beautiful!! x x

  8. nightwisprav3n
    / 11:31 pm

    I’m sorry that you are going through this but you seem to be having a positive attitude about which is, from what I hear, half the battle. Keep fighting. We are all in your corner:-) Love the hair style!

    • / 11:34 pm

      Oh thank you! Positivity is really helping me :) x

  9. Kate Tunstall
    / 5:28 am

    I’ve not seen a close up photo of you before. You look beautiful! ???? xxx

    • / 11:25 am

      Ah thank you lovely! I look a little less glam these days ha ha! x x

  10. Rebecca Bowyer (@RebeccaBowyerAU)
    / 10:28 am

    It looks stunning!

    • / 11:30 am

      Oh thank you!! x x

  11. Running in Lavender (@HeleddLavender)
    / 5:49 am

    Mim, I’m just catching up with your news! I’m not sure how I’ve managed to miss this, I’m so so sorry! I will be following your story going forward and look forward reading about your full recovery. Sending all my love and best wishes. Heledd xxx

    • / 10:17 am

      Oh don’t you worry at all – you’ve definitely got your hands full at the moment! Thank you lovely x x

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