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June 24, 2011
by Rhonda
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Un Grande Courage

In 1811, Frances Burney undergoes a mastectomy in France.  Her experience is recorded in a letter to her sister. Although a bit gruesome and heart wrenching, her courage and her ability to withstand the pain is inspiring.  With only a glass … Continue reading

September 10, 2010
by Rhonda
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B Vitamins Fight Cancer

B Vitamins fight cancer. I have been taking a B vitamin complex since completing chemo in 2005.  I also consume foods high in Vitamin B’s. Even though I take supplements, I make sure I get my B’s in a natural … Continue reading

July 9, 2010
by Rhonda
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20 ways that Salad Dressing Fights Cancer

Homemade salad dressing is medicinal. Here is a recipe that  gives you the right kind of oils and fats.  You can customize your dressing with flavours that add enzymes, good bacteria and antioxidants. Basic Salad Dressing Recipe Put all the … Continue reading

July 2, 2010
by Rhonda
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Delicious or Fanatical? My long-term survivor menu

Yesterday I had  dinner (Pad Thai) with my old  friend Stella. I was surprised when she said that she thought I was obsessed with healthy food and that I follow a very strict diet.    I don’t feel that I am … Continue reading

June 18, 2010
by Rhonda
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Chemo Brain

Brain Damage Chemo brain is real.  The chemo drugs damage your brain and this is very frightening to those of us affected.  Your brain actually shrinks. The little research that has been done is enough to prove that chemo affects … Continue reading

May 3, 2010
by Rhonda
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How to convert a bra into a mastectomy bra in 5 minutes

Why I make my own: I am a small size, and I don’t like most of the styles of mastectomy bras, and I can hardly even find any. What you need: A bra Buy one that has cups large enough … Continue reading

April 12, 2010
by Rhonda
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scientific evidence for supplements – a graph

Here is an interesting graph from Snake Oil. The higher the bubble on the graph, the more proof has been found that it works to fight the medical condition indicated on the bubble. The bigger the bubble, the more it … Continue reading