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The one most important post I've ever written, so please read it to improve your heath this year!

Posted by Mary LaCaze on Saturday, January 5, 2013, In : Healthy Ideas 

What if I told you that you could lose weight and improve over a dozen aspects of your health by making ONE change this year??  AND, it won’t cost you a thing, not a cent more than you normally spend, and quite possibly, you’ll spend LESS?  I’ve debated for a long time whether to put this tip here, because normally I don’t try to dispense health advice.  I SEW.  It’s what I do.  However, this one thing has made such a drastic change in my own life for the better, in only a few mon...


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Bloodwork, UGH!

Posted by Mary LaCaze on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, In : Healthy Ideas 
Do you still have to have blood tests done every 3 months?  You know how it is then, you feel as if you live in 90 day increments, and don't really worry about it much until the next tests.  For this past year, a cancer antigen test's numbers had been going up slowly and I'd ignored it until it went upward more drastically a few times.  That got my attention, especially when the oncologist changed to testing every 30 days to keep a closer eye on it. 

Around that time, I got serious about maki...
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Who and Why...


My name is Mary. I'm a survivor of breast cancer. After bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy in 2007, I'd thought everything would be fine when the last chemo treatment was done and my hair grew back. But, there was so much to learn before being comfortable again! I'm still seeking more solutions to the mastectomy issues that so many of us share, and wrote this website to hopefully help others skip ahead on the learning curve.