Stefanie (Gig) Sixsmith grew up in Surrey, graduating with a degree in Graphic Design from Kingston School of Art. She launched her design career with Virgin Atlantic, followed by 30 years of independent commercial design work.
Inspired by her daughters, when they were young, she designed a range of children’s educational products, which she uses to run imagination workshops in schools – www.imagineocean.uk
Stefanie’s talent gave her the vision to create and share this emotional journey following her experience with breast cancer.
She lives in Warwickshire with her husband, teenage daughters and their black Labrador, and goes by her childhood nickname Gig.
Six years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, I revisited my diary and decided to share my experiences.I reveal how losing my hair turned from tragedy to comedy, how a watercress and potato soup sent emotions soaring, and the way in which my two young daughters played such a huge part in my r...