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Headaches and my Heart

Headaches have been the common theme throughout 2018, whether stress or health induced. Most of the time I am too stubborn to do anything about them or even take a Tylenol. 878 more words


Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Special Offer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. In the United States, 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. 621 more words


Murder On Black Swan Lane*

Make a big effort to dress up for dinner last night. Show you:

Here is the Danube:

You can see the reflection of the breakfast table in it. 228 more words

Regime Change

One of the first changes I made after discovering I had breast cancer was to my diet.  At first I was blown away with the amount of information, not just on the internet, but in well-intended emails which arrived in my inbox.   518 more words

Back from the Marsden

So, I went to the Royal Marsden yesterday, to see Professor Nicholas Turner, a very eminent breast cancer specialist. And came out feeling rather deflated, because although I’d tried not to get my hopes up, I obviously had. 814 more words

Breast Cancer

The ugly part of life

We don’t like to think about the hard parts of life. We figure it’s best to not talk about them because they are hard. People rather hide their head in the sand or put off to the next person things they don’t like to deal with. 665 more words


How Scalp Cooling Improves The Mental Health Of Cancer Patients | ABC

The increasing use of scalp-cooling machines in Australia is being credited with improved mental heath outcomes for cancer patients, allowing many to retain much of their hair despite chemotherapy treatments. 19 more words