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sherry
Jan
14

16 Ideas for a Beautiful 2016

Along with our appreciation for your support, friendship and generosity in 2015, we're sending you our very best wishes - and a few inspiring ideas - for a beautiful new year. Read More

The Guest Room
Apr
28

Andrea Douglas: Laughter is the best medicine

I walked into the restaurant, found Kathleen and pulled off my hat. She looked at me, speechless. “Rapunzel,” she finally blurted out. Not a funny story in and of itself. Except my hair was barely a centimetre long at the time — hardly the long, flowing locks of legend. It was one of my first public forays “au naturel” — which for me meant no wig, no hat and no headscarf. Yes, this is a story about breast cancer. About illness. About losing your hair. But mostly, it’s about friendship and feeling lucky. It’s about an incredible group of women whose shared laughter has become, for me, one of the most beautiful sounds on earth. Read More

jc.chessell
Jan
05

The Roles We Play

My mother’s sister Linda has arrived from Australia for her annual visit. We’ve got a trip to Roatan booked in a few weeks, but no one believes we’ll actually be going. Sad, because if ever I needed a vacation, now was the time. Linda is great to have around. She worked in the social work/medical field for 30… Read More

jc.chessell
Dec
01

One Moment, Two Impressions

Ever try getting a doctor's appointment in December? IMPOSSIBLE! I've dropped all of my ultrasound results at the Breast Health Centre, and am now waiting for another radiologist to look at them, as well as an appointment to get things underway. I'm trying to keep busy, successfully for the most part. Work is… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Sep
17

Let’s talk about Death (a from the heart, not scary post)

I watched a very good movie the other day, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. I’ve had an emotional reaction to the film. Like, a real deep big tear-inducing emotional reaction. The film starts off with the news reporter announcing that all attempts to stop this meteor have fail. The Earth will be… Read More

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