Parenting

Science! Or maybe it’s Art?

Nevermind. I think it’s just a mess. Oh wait! That’s how both science and art happen. By taking what you’ve got, combing them, trying different things, seeing what happens. If you use that definition, Cordelia is an expert at both science, and art. Almost every day we hear her plead with us, “Please, Mommy, can […]

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Parenting

Science! Or maybe it's Art?

Nevermind. I think it’s just a mess. Oh wait! That’s how both science and art happen. By taking what you’ve got, combing them, trying different things, seeing what happens. If you use that definition, Cordelia is an expert at both science, and art. Almost every day we hear her plead with us, “Please, Mommy, can […]

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Biopsy

Originally posted October 23rd, 2014 on Facebook Today, I had a second ultrasound guided biopsy. The first determined that I have cancer, what the cells looked like, how they behaved. This biopsy was done to determine what type of cancer. Breast cancer has a few different factors to consider. First is whether the cancer is […]

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The Cost of Cancer

Originally Posted October 18th, 2014 on Facebook Continuing my series on breast cancer awareness, I’m going to write out a bit about the costs of cancer. Some are monetary, others are not. Some of you are aware of the costs of cancer, some are not. I know I never thought of it until I was […]

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Breast Cancer Treatment Overview

Continuing with the October mission to raise awareness about beast cancer, I’m going to briefly touch on the various treatments used. Not specifics, partly because it’s not my area of expertise, and also because there are many different options out there. In Alberta, the first step after diagnosis is to talk to a surgeon. Cutout […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Two years ago, on facebook, I shared some information about breast cancer and how it impacts people daily. I shared my story. I don’t agree with the pink ribbon campaigns, and I feel it’s important to change the conversation we have about breast cancer. I’ll post my notes here for the rest of the month (don’t worry, […]

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Big Changes Are Coming

WOW! The past few weeks have been an absolute whirlwind and rollercoaster all rolled into one, a whirling coaster? Hmm when I put it that way, no wonder my heart and mind are running a million miles a minute! The past few months since we’ve started this blog have really helped drive home for our […]

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