Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine * News * Reports * Resources


December 2014

How do you become stressed? Simply put, it is a thought process and at any one time we each have the ability to 'change our thinking'  - it is a matter of choice. Becoming aware of what you are thinking, being present in this exact moment of

By Natalie Palmer My story begins with a quote by Abraham Lincoln, with whom I share a birthday: “Whatever you are, be a good one.” Many years ago this became the mission statement of my life and remains so to this day. I am a person with

Chili Con Carne Sweet Potatoes with Chili Honey Yogurt Simple, healty and delicious!  Serves 4 anytime of year. 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 lb. grass fed ground beef 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon

The foundation of any diagnosis derives from information found in your breast cancer pathology report. Breastlink offers patients transparent and unlimited access to their personal health information, including their pathology reports. Although a pathology report may seem technical and confusing at first, it is important for

Newly initiated into the sisterhood of breast cancer, a flood of oncology terminology overwhelmed my brain — stage III breast cancer, lymph node involvement, chemotherapy, radiation.   I was in the midst of the storm of breast cancer but my many years in the mental health

FOLIC ACID Folic acid (also known as folate), is a type of B vitamin that is involved in the process of making proteins. It is necessary for the successful construction and repair of DNA and for normal cell division. Without it, cells can’t divide properly and

Receiving the devastating news that you have breast cancer can knock many people sideways. An already heavily compromised immune system is further depleted as stress levels rise. Daunted by the treatment which lies ahead, coupled with concerns about looking after families; children as well as ageing

Easter weekend is nearly upon us. As a child I looked forward to our traditional Easter egg hunt, hunting happiness in the garden. Whatever the weather, on hearing my father announce the arrival of the 'Easter bunny' my brother and I would rush outside, paper bag

It is almost here, embarkation day.  Many of us have been counting down the days (less than 13) until we set sail on the 8th Annual  Thrivers Cruise.   This is the mother of all cruises.  The crown jewel, so-to-speak.  How fitting that this year

During this past year I met an incredible woman, Daphne D. Evans.  She is CEO and founder of Heaven's Door Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization out of San Francisco, California.  Recently, I asked Daphne how this foundation came to be.  Here is her story. In 2005,