Monthly Archives: October 2010

Scrapbooking Sting

I received a note, today: Thank you for registering for the Creative Art for Self-Expression Workshop at the Body, Mind, Spirit: National Conference for Young Women Living with Breast Cancer.  This workshop will offer an opportunity to process and share … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…

Good Health. One year ago today, was my first cancer surgery. Today, that’s all a distant blur. I’m strong. I’m healthy. I’m happy. And I plan to stay that way for a good long time. Lucky, lucky me.

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Happy Birthday, Caroline!

Wishing you the best birthday and many, many more. Keep on keeping on, my resilient role-model and fabulous friend! Love, Andrea xo

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From the Mouth of Bayla # 29 : Good-bye Cathy

For ten months Mom has had her. Through six chemo treatments Mom has put up with her. Through nine blood tests Mom has braved her. Through five flushes Mom has endured her. Good-bye port-a-Cathy!!!

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Relief

A good portion of the last three weeks I’ve spent fending off terror. Battling my brain away from fabricated scenes of brutally big, bad news. Thanks to two marble-sized lymph nodes and a slew of spin-off concerns. This morning was … Continue reading

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The best gift I ever received

Here’s yet another amazing TED talk to inspire you to see things differently.

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Thanksgiving, 2010-style

Last Thanksgiving came just days after Andrea’s diagnosis. We went to Quebec City for a family vacation, two months in the making. While we weren’t our usual jovial selves (under the circumstances), being away from home pulled us sufficiently out … Continue reading

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Body, Mind, Spirit 2010: National Conference for Young Women Living thru Breast Cancer

Thanks to the Canadian Breast Cancer Network and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, I’ll be spending the last weekend of October at Body, Mind, Spirit 2010: National Conference for Young Women Living with through Breast Cancer. This gathering of young … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jay!!

Wishing you a fabulous year and many more happy, healthy years ahead. Love, Andrea xo

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Thanksgiving – One Year of Survival

Last week — as part of my new risky living — I joined Toastmasters. I was scheduled to present a “thought-for-the-day” at today’s Thanksgiving week meeting. But it was canceled so I’m sharing it here… A year ago today, as … Continue reading

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Thank you

Thank you so much for joining me in my effort to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation by sponsoring me here. You donated $6308! and put both me and our No Pink for Profit team among the top … Continue reading

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Have We Done Hair Off Glasses On? (6 months)

And, thanks to chemo-induced menopause, my face is becoming furry! Related Posts: Watch it grow month by month They Make Me Feel Dressier Stubble Stings From the Mouth of Bayla #5 Hair Shaving Celebration (video) Hair Shaving (audio)

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