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April 2005 - Posts

As your nose to the ground, breast sleuth, I bring you this story. Women beware: Can you trust your mammogram? Thousands of women across Canada are screened on equipment of questionable quality By LISA PRIEST Saturday, April 30, 2005 Updated at 3:40 AM Read More...
Posted on April 30,2005

Two articles came across my desk...desktop....this morning that further link the power of physical activity as a preventative measure for a slew of health issues, including estrogen based cancers....like breast cancer. The first article also adds context Read More...
Posted on April 29,2005

The 2006 edition of the Breast of Canada calendar went to press last night. In celebration, and because I'm getting the hang of this blogging thing, I created a new blog Calendar Girl Blog . My idea is to give you the dirt on the wild and woolie life of Read More...
Posted on April 28,2005

Bitch is a style AND a magazine. The subtitle reads: Feminist Response to Pop Culture. Breasts fall under the heading pop culture. According to my bookseller, Bitch the mag and Stitch 'n Bitch the book are top sellers in Guelph. A little sociological Read More...
Posted on April 27,2005

Here is a great opportunity if you live in the Toronto area. That would be in Canada....land of the still frozen polite folks....eh. The very groovy Grassroots Environmental Stores will donate 10% of all sales to WHEN on April 29, 2005. The Grassroots Read More...
Posted on April 26,2005

This from Tit 4 Tat Greetings All, Re: The FDA Advisory Panel's ruling to allow silicone breast implants back on the US market: GREAT COMMENTARY BY ELLEN GOODMAN, WHO TALKS ABOUT CULTURAL SCARS CBS REPORTS ON FDA SILICONE FLIP FLOP, WITH DETAILS ON WHAT Read More...
Posted on April 25,2005

This posting is from my new computer. Wireless. SR 2 comments Posted by thebreastsiteadmin on June 5,2005 at 4:59 PM Wow, superb! Thanks. Posted by thebreastsiteadmin on May 28,2005 at 2:06 AM Your article is great. Thanks. Read More...
Posted on April 22,2005

On my calendar, that would be the one that I toil away making, I dedicated April as Earth Month. In my liberal leaning mind, mother earth needs more than one day of our undivided attention if we want our kids to have a healthy future. We our very bad at Read More...
Posted on April 22,2005

Despite my natural ability to be technologically dysfunctional, I write websites for a source of income. Write, as in string the words together into sentences on a subject matter that I'm interested in, not code or make live or manage links and other Read More...
Posted on April 21,2005

I never know, nor could I possibly anticipate some of the breast news that I hear about. From my perch, we live in a weird, breast obsessed world that sometimes makes me laugh, but mostly scares the daylights out of me. The following two stories cover Read More...
Posted on April 20,2005

My apologies for my absence. I crashed my blog....this posting seemed to be the culprit....was it something I said? Katie, her two dogs Tully and Lou and I often do a pre-dinner walk on the IGNATIUS JESUIT CENTRE property just outside the city limits. Read More...
Posted on April 19,2005

I got a posting on my blog entry Pool Nipples from a Aussie man named Chris. Finally. How refreshing to have inspired some dialogue about breasts that reaches beyond the ga ga, lower brain dribble I delete on a regular basis. On one of his Soul Stories Read More...
Posted on April 13,2005

I must have been doing one of those 'free association' thinking things on my way home from the bank. Gardens along my route were bursting with crocus and for some reason, nipples popped into my mind. I don't think it's a direct correlation to shape, size Read More...
Posted on April 12,2005

My Abortion and Breast Cancer posting regarding Heather Mallick's column (from the Globe and Mail and Rabble.ca) got an update this week. Heather reports: "Last week's column reported on the Bank of Montreal Mosaik MasterCard's affinity card with an Read More...
Posted on April 11,2005

Today is the (my) Hammock Season Opener. I have been and will be assuming the 'postition' for the duration of this sun drenched day. As my friend Jeff says, "carry on." SR 2 comments Posted by thebreastsiteadmin on June 5,2005 at 6:06 PM Wow, Read More...
Posted on April 10,2005

According to a media release from Breast Cancer Action, "Senator Carole Migden (D-San Francisco) and Assemblywoman Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) announced their plans to champion strong new public health and worker protections from dangerous chemicals in Read More...
Posted on April 9,2005

Breast implants are in the news again...or is that still? Apparently, silicone implants, banned 10 year's ago, are being reconsidered by the FDA for possible reentry onto the market place. Supposedly the manufactures have made some improvement. Seems Read More...
Posted on April 8,2005

It is World Health Day. This year's theme is 'making every mother and child count'. According to The World Health Organization, 10.6 million children die before age five and half a million women die in childbirth. Imagine if those stats were from North Read More...
Posted on April 7,2005

The Straight Dope, Fighting Ignorance Since 1973 (It's taking longer than we thought) had a message board going called Bell Sympatico and the Worst Ad Ever. One of my blog postings got this mention by kung fu lola. " This website has info on what number Read More...
Posted on April 6,2005

Heather Mallick, my fave columnist at the Globe and Mail, served up a biting commentary on the Bank of Montreal Mosaik (sic) MasterCard and why she sashayed into her branch, sat down with the manager to settle up her account then cut her plastic in half. Read More...
Posted on April 5,2005

A belief system is constructed, much like a house, for you to live with. You can design and build your own (house/beliefs) that works for you or buy/adopt a mass produced version that you learn to live with. Between attending multiple dance performances, Read More...
Posted on April 4,2005

Cultural conditioning is the polite term used to describe lying.....lying about the state of your life, lying about your feelings, lying about that fact that many of us decide that telling the truth is too risky. It's not the risk associated with Read More...
Posted on April 3,2005

Who gives you permission to think the thoughts you think, go the places you go and do the things you do? Another words who's in charge of you right now? If you answer ' you are', congratulations. You are in the minority of people. Please do what you Read More...
Posted on April 2,2005

I'm not the only one yelling FIRE. Have you heard of something called, "The Body Burden"? No? Me neither. Until the last month or so. What, you may wonder is this latest catch phrase and how, pray tell does it impact you? Rest assured that the Body Read More...
Posted on April 1,2005
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