'While I donít have any choice in how long I have to live, I do have a
choice in how I spend the time I have. And Iíve chosen not to
spend it constantly stressing about cancer.
Iíve chosen to enjoy
the little things. Iíve chosen to laugh. And Iíve chosen to look
back on my life and thank God for it.'
In March 2017, Linda Nolan was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer
and was given the terrible news that, while it was treatable, it was
Her first thought was to worry about her family, who
were still grieving the loss of their sister Bernie. Her second was,
ĎBut Iím alive and Iím going to fight it.í
From My Heart, Linda writes honestly about growing up in her big
Irish family and finding fame with her sisters in The Nolans and
reveals the shocking family secrets and feuds that threatened to
tear them apart.
She also describes her original battle with breast
cancer and how the death of her husband left her deeply depressed,
to the point of feeling suicidal.
Just as sheíd learned to embrace
life again, and even to start dating, the cancer came back . . . In
this warm, brave and funny memoir, Linda shows that itís never too
late to learn what really matters.
A warm, brave, inspiring memoir by much-loved Linda Nolan, on
her roller-coaster life and coping with cancer.
Linda Nolan was born in Dublin in 1959 but grew up in Blackpool as
part of a large Irish family. Along with her sisters, she was
a member of the hugely popular group The Nolans from 1974 to
1983, before going solo and touring with stars like Gene
Pitney. She went on to find success in musical theatre,
appearing with Paul OíGrady in Prisoner
Cell Block H: The Musical.
She played Mrs Johnstone in the
West End production of Blood Brothers for two years and then for five years on tour, and starred as
Maggie May in the innovative Blackpool show Maggie Mayís for eight years. More recently, she has appeared in Celebrity Big Brother & Menopause:
The Musical. She still lives in Blackpool.