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“I don’t have breasts — so why do I have to pretend like I do?”

In an interview published in the Daily Mail last week, A-lister Kathy Bates spoke out about living flat, without reconstruction, since her bilateral mastectomy five years ago - as well as living with lymphoedema which developed as a result of the lymph node clearance. Flat Friend and blogger Kim Feast (@flatfabulousandlivingwithcancer) covered the piece on her Facebook channel and has given us permission [...]

Marathon Sarah

Sarah Coombes, Trustee of Flat Friends UK, reports on her recent marathon of a marathon in Brighton... "Soooo... I'd managed a few 10k races in the past, and raised money for various charities - but then I became a trustee of Flat Friends UK, and felt that I needed to up the stakes. Around the time of my last 10k, [...]

Flat Friends Flatter Fashion Blog – Spring 2017

Welcome to the second Flat Friends Flatter Fashion Blog! As you know, Sarah is an incredibly proud member of Flat Friends UK, and now some of our Flat Friends are contributing to Flatter Fashion each season. There are well over 600 members of the closed Flat Friends UK group, which means there’s an enormous amount of knowledge and experience of finding [...]

A Matter Of Choice

A great interview on CBS News in America. We are really pleased that they included a link to our UK charity as a place to get help and advice on living flat. Picture from CBS News: "A growing number of breast cancer survivors are deciding to “go flat” and embrace their scars, even baring them publicly." Full story...