The author and motivational speaker has undergone breast reconstruction surgery that doctors said would never happen.
Loughlin, 38, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive stage four inflammatory breast cancer while pregnant in 2015 and was told to prepare for the worst.
But Heidi, a former police officer who runs a world-famous blog, Storm in a Tit Cup, has never given up fighting and has surpassed all medical predictions.
To help others like her, Heidi has documented her experiences on her award-winning blog.
"When I was diagnosed, I was informed that reconstruction wasn't an option. This is due to the nature of inflammatory breast cancer with a prognosis of two to five years and stage four patients being at the diarist end of the scale. In short, I wasn't expected to live long enough for reconstruction. The mastectomy you have with inflammatory breast cancer is different to the more conventional cancers we know. I had to have all the skin, tissue and nipple removed, so there is no room for an implant."
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