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What A Ride!

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No one hands you an instructional manual when you are diagnosed with cancer. Yes, sure, doctors do their best to prepare you for the upcoming battle, but nothing can fully prepare you physically, spiritually, and especially mentally for what you are about to face. You can read books, ask questions, watch testimonials, and do whatever else you would like to do, it still won’t be enough to fully prepare yourself and your family. This isn’t a 100 metre sprint. This…

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Health Recipe

Vegan Banana Muffins

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These are so good we wanted to share them with you. 2 cups gf flour, plus tbsp and 1 tsp of xanthan gum if the gf flour doesn’t have it in it….or 2 cups of pastry flour…. 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda pinch of sea salt 2 overripe bananas 1/2 cup avocado oil or grapeseed oil 2/3 cup pure maple syrup 2/3 cup almond milk 2.5 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup pitted dates(but I used chocolate…

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Family Featured Health Journey Life Update

A Sad Day

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It was a sad day yesterday. My dad and step mom flew back to Stratford, Ontario – my hometown. They had been here for two weeks helping out, as Jamie and I were able to get away for a holiday with close friends. It was great having them here for so many reasons. Here are a few: 1. Just being with them! Because they live on the other side of our huge nation, we don’t see them often. It is…

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Family Health Journey Life Story Update

This Is What She Says

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I asked Jamie to write something for the blog – so here it is… When Sean spoke the words”It’s cancer” from the telephone, I on the receiving end, had a nanosecond to think, respond, and choose. I had to think what our now life was going to look like, to respond as from either a selfish or selfless counterpart, and I would have to choose to believe whatever belief I did have that moment while sitting on the stairs as…

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Family Health Journey Life Story Update

Living With Cancer

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It has been 7 months since I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon cancer. For those who may not know, the cancer was initially found in my colon, but after further testing it revealed that the cancer had metastasized to my liver, and lungs. I can’t really describe what it was last like in that moment when the oncologist informed us of the life altering news. Our world was turned upside down in a moment, and we have been trying…

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