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#WCW Dr. Vera Peters: Saviour of Breasts

This week’s Woman Crush Wednesday belongs to Toronto researcher Dr. Vera Peters, who standardized the lumpectomy in the 1960s as a viable alternative to radical mastectomy in early stage breast cancer. 532 more words


The M Word

The results are in. Mary is now facing The M Word. At 26, she is a newlywed who is saving for her first home, and planning children with her husband of 6 months. 526 more words


Eve of Destruction

Tomorrow is Results Day. Thank goodness. Tomorrow we can plan, and organise, and envisage what sort of form the year might take. Whilst we can’t predict, we can guess, and estimate, and establish a framework for our hope. 403 more words


The Waiting

It’s the 19th of January. Only 17 days since Mary’s diagnosis yet I can’t remember us being without it.

Last week Mary went into hospital for an ultrasound scan of her other breast, which thankfully seems to be clear. 339 more words


Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer. It doesn’t only affect the people that are diagnosed with it, but their families, friends, and even complete strangers. Embrace cares. We want to thank those women and even men that have Breast Cancer for being so strong and surviving during this. 33 more words

Venting: Trying To Forgive....My Rainbow Speaks/The Effects Of Pregnancy Loss On A Child.

In my daughter’s life, I have had to tell her lots of bad news. One year in particular here was the news I had to tell her, the baby died, mom has breast cancer and your grandmother died. 800 more words

#secondary Infertility

The Trick Is To Keep Breathing

I’ve been suffering for a worrying problem for the last few weeks. It’s been such an embarrassment that I’ve been unable to talk or write about it. 326 more words