"I was just absolutely devastated. The tumour was pushing onto my nerves and affected my speech and the muscles in my face. My memory is still really affected."
The news completely shocked her family and turned their sense of normality upside down. Eldest daughter Lola said: "When she told us, we both started crying. It went from being a normal day to everything changing so quickly".
Chloe, a former teaching assistant, had surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
"Since I finished the chemo, I have started to develop lymphoedema. Some days I wake up and I can't walk. I don't think I will ever get properly used to it."