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Archive – August 2017

beYOUtiful: How I felt most beautiful with cancer

The day I shaved my hair my feelings towards myself and my own beauty began challenging those of the world. I felt most beautiful on that day.

Aug. 30, 2017 | by Gabrielle Fecteau

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Learning to appreciate the new me post cancer

There are days I feel guilty. Like, really guilty. I feel as though now that my cancer journey should be behind me and I should be happy and moving forward, I can’t just yet. There is still a lot of healing to do – mentally AND emotionally.

Aug. 21, 2017 | by Adriana Lombardo

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This is why staying optimistic is the best treatment for cancer

Cancer is nothing anyone wants to deal with, but it’s not worth looking at in a negative light. You can’t change a diagnosis, but you can fight it with treatment and a good attitude.

Aug. 16, 2017 | by Georgia Gables

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“We all have to chip in:” Montreal volunteer takes on fundraising so more women can access LGFB

After four years of volunteering for LGFB, Rachel wanted to do more to support the cause, so she decided to take on fundraising.

Aug. 11, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Changing our perspective on cancer: In memory of Karen Zeppa Coyne

Karen Zeppa Coyne was a champion for living a fulfilling life with cancer.

Aug. 9, 2017 | by Facing Cancer Together

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Predisposed to cancer: On my second diagnosis at 18-years-old

Ever since I can remember, cancer has been a part of me. From the first diagnosis, at the age of two, to the countless MRIs, CT scans, ultrasounds, bloodwork and X-rays - it's been part of my life.

Aug. 9, 2017 | by Anyse Lebeau

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Everything does not happen for a reason - especially cancer

It's problematic that we think we have any type of grasp or control over the outcome of anything let alone a potential life-threatening, rogue disease.

Aug. 4, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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Allow yourself an identity that isn't about cancer: In memory of Catherine Brunelle

On behalf of women and their families impacted by cancer and its treatment, dear friend Catherine, you will live on in our hearts forever. 

Aug. 2, 2017 | by Facing Cancer Together

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