Karin Sieger is a therapist and writer, who has been treated for breast cancer. She lives on an orange houseboat in London, UK, from where she does her writing. Karin specialises in transitions, endings, making peace, the emotional impact of cancer and offers cancer counselling training for counsellors / therapists. For more information about Karin visit To receive free updates of Karin’s articles sign up here. You can also follow her on Twitter or Facebook