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Book Review: ‘Ninth-Month Midnight’ by Marie Bacigalupo

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…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on April 22, 2016 at 1:12pm — No Comments

The Writing Life with Marie Bacigalupo, Author of 'Ninth-Month Midnight'

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;…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on April 1, 2016 at 10:53am — No Comments

Use These Awesome 6 Simple Tips to Protect Your Face from Sun Damage + Bonus Recommended Product from The Beauty Closet: Australian Gold Sheer Coverage SPF 45 Faces Sunscreen

6 EFFORTLESS TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR FACE FROM THE SUN:

  1. One of the easiest ways to protect your…
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Added by Christina D on March 6, 2016 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Overview

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…

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Added by Luz J. Peterson on February 2, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

A Year After Diagnosis

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…

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Added by Lorinda Mamo on June 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

shower filters & Breast cancer

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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Added by Marina Yamamoto on July 22, 2014 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** Cancer is a giant, life-stealing asshole.

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 10, 2014 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Rainbow Looms for a Cause

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.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 25, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** I'm pretty sure I'm allergic to myself.  *itch*  *scratch* *sniff*

** Erectile dysfunction commercials make me really…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 13, 2013 at 1:13pm — No Comments

The creation of the "Joy" Expo

Negu has been so near to my heart that I wanted to contact
 the creator of the Joy Expo Lauren Zoghbi owner of An Affair Extraordinaire
 to…
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Added by Audrey McKinley on May 2, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Are Cell Phones Making Your Child Sick?

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…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 5, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Confessions of a Not Always Been Green Mom

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…

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Added by Penny Roach on January 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Gabriel Valjan, author of Wasp's Nest

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.…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on December 14, 2012 at 5:53am — No Comments

Book Review: Wasp's Nest by Gabriel Valjan

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.

Nasonia uses advanced molecular biology and genetic sequencing…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on December 9, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** 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…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 23, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Thinking Pink: Helmet Required

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…

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Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Feel Great about Making a Difference.

 

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Added by Dawn Odell on August 15, 2012 at 11:16am — No Comments

My Afterlife Series - Will You Dance at the Party?

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…

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Added by Audreyvp on May 19, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Missing Mom

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…

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Added by Adventure Mom on May 11, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

My Afterlife Series - Dissing Anxiety

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…

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Added by Audreyvp on April 21, 2012 at 6:03pm — No Comments

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