BCAM: October 13th

Most of us who have or have had breast cancer, especially if we are older when we are diagnosed, do not have to face Stage IV. But shouldn’t more be done for those lovely young women whose cancer has spread and they have no hope or seeing their children grow up? For husbands who have … Read more

The Color of Cancer

Strong reading from Iliene<3 For this the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we the stage four terminally ill are allotted one whole day, October 13th. I was diagnosed de novo (from the beginning), as my genetics, dense breasts, and missed diagnoses led me to my prison cell on death row on March 25th, 2015 … Read more

My super motivational Fitbit watch

My previous post was pretty anxious and depressive. I wrote Trying to escape my cancer thoughts. To sum it up I was really shaken after Kate Preston`s death, and I spent most of my time running away from my feelings. I was grieving in a way even though I didn’t know her. My walking was … Read more

New fast-track breast cancer treatment takes just FIVE DAYS instead of the standard three weeks — International Free Press

A NHS trial reveals a five-day course of radiotherapy is just as good as the standard three-week treatment. Hospitals are already using the fast-track regime as it reduces coronavirus exposure. Read More

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Radiotherapy — Toddlers, Tantrums and a Tumour

So radiotherapy is fine. However VERY repetitive and already boring. Hospital trip everyday, getting changed, lying on the bed, being measured with lasers, breathing in, holding my breath, breathing out, machine thing spinning round, breath in, breath out, machine spins, get changed. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Trip normally also involves snacks of some kind…. wouldn’t be […]

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Actions to Decrease Tension in to Handle Pressure and Positively Flourish on it — Stress Management

Among the typical methods to minimize stress is to understand the reasons for tension. Lowering tension is important if you intend to handle pressure. If you stop working to minimize tension, it can lead to heart disease, or other major illnesses. In addition, if you fail to minimize tension you can put the body at…

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Letter for Depressed Moments

My Dear Friend, You’re in a tough place now, I know. You see no purpose or joy in life right now, I understand. There is a dark cloud following you everywhere and you see nothing but pain and… nothing, you’re right. You wish everything should stop with all costs, and no wonder. Everything seems pointless … Read more

The Wheelchair Teen – What Everyone Expects Disabled People To Be Like (Guest Post) — lifesfinewhine

Hello everyone, I am The Wheelchair Teen and I write a blog about my life as a black, disabled teenager: http://www.thewheelchairteen.home.blog. I was born with SPA-PN disease which means that I am permanently wheelchair-bound and have little control over my hands and fingers. But that doesn’t stop me from being a proud, strong and talented […]

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In concert with Chris Medina

This is the day when my choir, Kalliope is in concert with Chris Medina.Choir singing is mental hygiene I am really looking forward to it and hopefully some people find their way to the church. There are two other concerts in town so this is in a way a fight for the audience. Backing vocalists … Read more

A shawl for the winter

I have knitted a triangular shawl for the winter. It is an easy pattern, and anyone can knit it. I have used Nordlys from Viking for my shawl. I started this project a couple of years ago and have finally managed to finish it of. It may become a Christmas gift or I give it … Read more

Choir singing is mental hygiene

Choir singing is mental hygiene because it improves the mental health. According to the scientists the oxygenation of the body increases, the muscles are stimulated and the endorphins and dopamine are released. The choir singer will get energy as well, feel more engaged and reduce stress. It is said to be a booster for “inter … Read more

Preparing of the christmas gifts

I must admit I am preparing christmas gifts in september. Normally this is far to early, but I hate the last minute shopping. It always ends in something I would regret. My golden rule is to buy something to other that I want for myself. With last minute shopping this rule is at stake, or … Read more

Sewing machine and sewing projects

Finally weekend, and finally can I see the contour of the autumn. I love this time of the year with the beautiful colors and the constant shifting weather. In the northern part of Norway it is getting gradually darker. And I must say it is charming. I can finally light the candles and that is … Read more

Genealogy- which methods are best?

Genealogy- which methods are best? Is it a data program, or pen and paper with access to a digital archive? I have tried them both and have made my conclusion. Genealogy is a time consuming hobby which make me forget time and space. My experience when it come to data programmes is My heritage, where … Read more