Did you contribute to your cancer?

At some point after our diagnosis, most of us ask ourselves a few questions. Initially it might be "Why me?', then "Did I do something to cause my cancer?" .  You may especially start to ask these types of questions if you've seen some of the new research showing that...

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My favourite mastectomy bra

When I first lost my breast and had to wear soft bras with a little fluffy boob-shaped pillow I was constantly pulling it down because it liked to creep up my neck. As a result when I stepped out into the public eye, I would ask my children (then older teens) if I was...

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Dietitian With A Difference

Having been a dietitian for nearly 3 decades, I have seen many fads and diets come and go. I do not follow any of them. I have come to realize that there is no one diet that is perfect for everyone. There are too many factors that affect our tolerance to foods for one...

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My Journey – Part 3

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result. If that's the case I was insane! It wasn't until I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 48 that I stopped and considered my insanity. I was extremely fortunate to have found...

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My Journey – Part 2

Newly married and determined to leave bulimia behind, I embraced the current dieting trend at the time which was low fat/high carbohydrate. This enabled me to satisfy my love of eating and not gain weight – but I was hungry all the time! We began a family immediately....

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