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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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Angelina's Preventative surgeries to beat Ovarian and Breast Cancers

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/angelina-jolie-surgery-article-1.2160538 Such and inspirational story for many facing a similar dilemma. Angelina Jolie, whose mother died from Ovarian Cancer in 2007, said she underwent the surgery (the brave decision to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes in her continued quest to reduce her risk of cancer) last week, two years after she underwent a double mastectomy because she carried a mutation in the BRCA1 gene. “It is not easy to make these decisions,” she wrote. “But it is possible to take control and tackle head-on any health issue.” Click on link above to see the full article on NYDailyNews.

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Captain Jack Sparrow Visits Children's Cancer Ward

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

One of my favourite video clips is so heartwarming I had to share again. Johnny Depp visits a hospital in Australia as his Pirates of the Caribbean character Captain Jack Sparrow and is so genuinely caring and colourful... the kids are so happy to see him they just beam. What a boost for the kids, the nursing staff and for all those parents that get to laugh and smile.  You can see the video clip on You Tube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DK7eesKFuKo

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