Nine Month Midnight by Marie Bacigalupo was a deeply compelling, at times heart-wrenching story, about grief and the desperate need of a mother to reunite with her dead child. Since losing her four-year old precious daughter to cancer a year ago, Dolores Walsh has been living in limbo, like a…Continue
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A former copywriter and administrator, Marie Bacigalupo studied creative writing under Gordon Lish at the Fiction Center and participated in workshops sponsored by the University of Iowa and Story Magazine. Her work has appeared in The Examined Life Journal; Romance Magazine; New Realm Magazine;…Continue
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Ovarian cancer or Cancer of the ovary signifies a group of different tumors that arise from various types of cells & tissues present inside the ovary. The most common type of ovarian cancer arises from the epithelial cells that cover the outside surface of the ovary. Other, rare types of ovarian cancer develop from the egg-forming Germ cells called as Germ tumors or from the supporting tissue called as Stromal tumors that help in…Continue
Added by Luz J. Peterson on February 2, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
It’s been one whole year since I heard those dreadful words ‘you have cancer’. When you’re going through a difficult time in life, a year can seem like an eternity.
Having gone through 15 months of hospital visits, countless tests, treatments and worries with my son, we were nothing but relieved when his doctor told us that he was doing well and we could extend the time between hospital visits. But life had something else up its sleeve, and only two short days of being happy after the…Continue
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Breast cancer, which now effects one in every eight women in North America,
has recently been linked to the accumulation of chlorine compounds in the breast tissue. A study carried out in Hartford Connecticut, the first of it’s kind in North America, found that, women with breast cancer have 50% to 60% higher levels of organochlorines in their breast tissue than women without breast cancer. …
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** Cancer is a giant, life-stealing asshole.
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 10, 2014 at 5:19pm — No Comments
If you haven't heard of Rainbow Looms by now, well, then, you've probably been living under a rock. They are literally EVERYWHERE, and chances are, you may even be wearing one of the bracelets right now. My daughter and all her friends have been making them like it's their job, and my car could practically autopilot itself to Michael's to buy the replacement bands.…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 25, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments
** I'm pretty sure I'm allergic to myself. *itch* *scratch* *sniff*
** Erectile dysfunction commercials make me really…Continue
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Cell phones have become a way of life and more and more I see them in the hands of youngsters. Many families no longer have a house phone (mine included) because everyone is reachable via cell. Have you ever seen that commercial where everyone is fighting over the minutes in the data plan? It goes something like…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on March 5, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
I have a confession to make: I was not always a Green Mom. Just like I wasn’t “born” being a mom, I wasn’t born being green either. Growing up, I ate vegetables out of a can, drank water out of the hose on hot days, and consumed waaaaay too much sugary cereal. As a teen, I sprayed too much hairspray from an aerosol can, threw things away without thinking, and drove every chance I got, even if I was only going down the block.
When I did become a mom, my attitude…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on January 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
My guest today is Gabriel Valjan, author of the Roma series, published by Winter Goose Publishing. The first book,Roma, Underground, came out earlier this year. The sequel, Wasp’s Nest, was just released this week. The third installment is scheduled for August 2013.…Continue
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In this the second installment of his Roma series, author Gabriel Valjan takes secret government analyst Alabaster Black from Rome to Boston to investigate Nasonia Pharmaceutical and its CEO, Cyril Sargent for Rendition, the covert government agency she works for.Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on December 9, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments
** The world would be a lot happier if everyone ate Thanksgiving dinner in their pajamas.
** Chuck E. Cheese is totally a rat, not a mouse -- am I right or am I right?
** That stupid Taylor Swift song is never ever ever gonna get out of my damn head.
** "Benign" is truly a magical word.
** A successful…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 23, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments
Adorned in pink, football fans gathered at the Rogers Centre on October 14, 2012 for the CFL’s second annual Pink Game in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. With only five games remaining, the Toronto Argonauts took on their rivals the Montreal Allouettes in an exciting game that had players and fans thinking about more than just football.
As the fight for the ball got underway fans were reminded not only of the struggle unfolding on the field, but of the battles fought…Continue
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Visit my Online Store... like it and make your purchase. A portion of the sales from every purchase will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society and or Three Oaks Foundation.
Feel great about making a difference.
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By Susan Keats, Contributor & Seize-the-Day Propagandist
I am running down the hall. In the living room there is a party going on and women are dancing to the music. I’m nervous. Very very nervous. One of the women calls to me. Suuuusaaaaan. Its yooooouuurr turrrrnnn! She has a feather boa in her hands and she wants me to shimmy my way into the center of the circle and…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on May 19, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments
There is a piece of me that is missing. Anyone who has lost their mom can identify with the feeling.
Mother's Day is always a day that stirs up the emotions even more because of her absence. I do have a diversion because I am a mom. My kids and husband do sweet things for me during the day to…Continue
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By Susan Keats, Contributor & Seize-the-Day Propagandist
I don’t have much respect for anxiety. My own anxiety is ridiculously annoying. I was never an anxious person until that cancer diagnosis came from out of the blue. Now I worry about my health all the time. I have read that anxiety serves a purpose: to keep you aware of potential danger, but when you…Continue
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