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Breast Cancer Awareness October... more than think pink.

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and whilst its great to have some fun raising money its also important to raise awareness of the signs of Breast Cancer. Early detection is vital. I found a lump whilst breastfeeding which turned out to be a secondary tumour (with lymph nodes effected). I feel lucky to have had people around me who took things very seriously. Please take a moment to check yourselves... this is a useful diagram from Breast Cancer Care to highlight what to look for. My advice, we know our bodies better than anyone, so if you think something...

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Before I Kick the Bucket maker Rowena Kincaid's farewell letter

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Beautiful Inspiring words from Rowena Kincaid "Be forever kind to yourself. Know your body and listen to your gut instincts at all times.Follow what it tells you and have faith in what you feel from it, it's there to protect you. I listened well and it looked after me for as much as it could.Acknowledge your weaknesses, as to do so is also a strength. To fight them or focus on them is a waste of time. So concentrate on the positives, then more positivity and strength will come your way."  Ms Kincaid, 40, made the Before I Kick the...

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Video Terminally Ill Woman and her Dog Mirror Newspaper

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

I just came across this heartwarming footage of a terminally ill woman who's last wish was to see her beloved pet dog... he is so excited to see her and so much love for each other. Beautiful.  See the video here and rest of the Mirror article: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/heart-warming-video-shows-moment-8536077?ref=yfp

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The Perks of a Breast Reconstruction... better boobs than before?

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Well Christina Applegate certainly thinks so and I have to say having had a double mastectomy and reconstruction myself I love my new breasts and so was definitely a 'perk' for me. I thought I would share this uplifting opinion.  'You can get better boobs than you had before!' Christina Applegate on the perks (and the pitfalls) of having a double mastectomy' Actress and breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate has spoken out about her life and her body six years after she underwent a double mastectomy.The 42-year old mother-of-one, based in California, says that breast reconstruction has improved by leaps...

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Big Scary C Word - Laura Price and CoppaFeel

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

One of my favourite Cancer Blogs is ' The Big Scary C Word ' which is " taking breast cancer by the balls, beating it to a pulp and leaving it cowering in the corner" Yey for that.  Laura Price was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 22, 2012, aged 29. I began writing this blog on Facebook to keep my friends and family up to date on my journey, and recently I made it public after receiving requests from friends of friends. I hope no offence will be taken to this blog, and that readers will understand I have decided...

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