Jane McGrath, wife of the cricketer Glenn McGrath and founder of the McGrath Foundation, passed away yesterday. After (and during) her battle with Breast Cancer, Jane McGrath became a spokeswoman for breast cancer awareness, and actively worked to provide support for women with Breast Cancer in remote areas, where help is not readily available. She […]
Well, here we are! The end of October, the end of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the end of Pink for October and Halloween (not that it has to do with anything really). In the aid of breast cancer awareness Over the course of the month I’ve written about: Mum’s story of breast cancer Baking […]
Mum sent me another part of her story for Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s about something that I had not heard about and I’m sure many people are not aware of the ongoing problems cancer and surgery can cause. Mum writes: Since writing My Story, there has been an interesting development. My hubby and I […]
Pink Ribbon Day Wow! So here it is, Pink Ribbon Day… and I’m sitting at home doing assignments so I won’t see anyone selling ribbons or badges or anything else. Obviously there’s opportunity to donate at their site, and they have t-shirts available for purchase too! They don’t have any dandelion ones left in my […]
I overheard a woman on the train say “I don’t miss my hair, I don’t feel bad about going bald because it means that the treatment I’m having is working.” It’s nice that she doesn’t feel bad about herself, but it made me a little sad because it’s not necessarily true. I don’t know what […]
I found a gem on the pink list, DIY not Die. Using craft to prevent insanity during all the waiting times that go along with cancer, and also raising cancer awareness. The author also wrote an excellent article on Etsy. I just love those knitted boobs, and the crotched exam breasts!