Gems Tv

19 Feb 19
jalapaoed

So… I was at work and just alone with my thoughts (it happens on occasion) and I started to get the idea of doing this year-end project. 2018 has been an eventful for me, personally, with all kinds of learning experiences, surprises, lessons learned, friends made, family and fun. I get a lot of random […]

19 Feb 19
Archy Worldys

It's a bad story that, at this point, we need to tell. Then, of course, they will deny it. Nothing is true. We love each other, there is still great esteem between us, great affection. But no. Beppe Grillo, in private, with the monks guarding the hard and pure grillism – who are still many […]

18 Feb 19
Letters to Craig

Hi babe, Had a bit of an up and down day today, I came to your Mum’s pretty early (Max slept really well btw! Till about- 8:15!) You’re But my Mum and Dad aren’t impressed that I went to see Melissa yesterday and I hid it from them. So I just came here with Max […]

18 Feb 19
My Year Of Drinking Englishly

A quick review of My Year of Drinking Englishly and plans for the future, washed down with some lovely English sparkling wine from Sussex. Cheers!

18 Feb 19
TODAY NEWS

I HAVE had stage-four breast cancer for ten whole years. And…

18 Feb 19
The Irish Sun
I HAVE had stage-four breast cancer for ten whole years. And the best bit? I’m not dead. That is probably the most shocking part of this story. Kris Hallenga celebrated ten years battling cancer with her favourite people Late-stage cancer isn’t typically survived for this long, let alone lived well. So, this weekend I celebrated at the Eden Project in Cornwall. I gathered my favourite people and thanked them for getting me through these years. The theme of the party was “cats around the world”. Ten years ago Kris was diagnosed with a stage-four breast cancer Everyone looked amazing and we all laughed, and cried, so much. It was a room full of love. It was a party that statistically should not have happened. Advanced, secondary, stage-four breast cancer (they all mean the same thing) usually gives you two to three years’ survival. But I like to ignore the statistics. Kris celebrated her ‘cancer-versary’ with a ‘cats around the world’ themed party I still remember everything about that day — February 19, 2009. What I wore, what was said, how I felt… a bit hungover from the night before, actually. To be honest, I thought nothing of the appointment. Even though our black cat Lucky sat on my lap before we left for the hospital, which was odd as he had already been fed. When we got to the hospital, Mum couldn’t find a parking space, so I went to my appointment while she kept looking. The party took place this weekend at the Eden Project in Cornwall I was baffled when the nurse asked me if I was on my own. But now, of course, I know why. Despite these weird moments, I would never have guessed I was about to be told I had breast cancer. Mum eventually joined us, where she found a very upset daughter who had been told the worst possible news. How I felt in that moment is still so hard to describe. Kris feels lucky for living ten years with the condition and assures there is life even with it It was like I wasn’t in my body, that I was observing something horrendous from the corner of the room. I couldn’t take in anything the doctor was saying, other than him telling me I would be having my breast removed very soon and I needed further scans to check it hadn’t spread. Within a week, my worst fears came true. It had spread to my spine. But, most importantly, I am still here to tell the tale. Since Kris was diagnosed, she has had her left boob removed, underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy Since then, I have had my left boob removed, as well as undergoing chemotherapy and various bouts of radiotherapy. Last year, I needed some very targeted radiotherapy to my brain, which had managed to sprout several tiny brain tumours. That involved keeping my head very still with a metal frame that had to be bolted to my head. It was the worst pain I have ever experienced. I’ve done my own research to know what is best for me — and that includes having an integrative approach to my treatment. Currently I am on a chemotherapy pill to keep the cancer under control. I have an infrared sauna sleeping bag, I do hyperbaric oxygen therapy, acupuncture, reflexology and many other healing things. And at the moment I feel great. Recently, I found out the brain tumours treated last year — all 57 of them — are shrinking and I have no new disease. Kris had 57 tumours in her brain treated last year Each year, just 30 women under the age of 24 are diagnosed with breast cancer. Goes to show how ridiculously unlucky I was to get it so young, doesn’t it? I want to say to those women diagnosed — to any women, for that matter — it will be OK. There is life after cancer, even WITH it. I hope you haven’t been told it is “incurable”. Kris Hallenga currently takes chemotherapy pills to keep the cancer under control But if you have, I hope my story gives you strength to keep living and to never, ever, lose hope. And to the rest of you, I want to say “Check your boobs!” Once you’ve done that, if you are feeling super-kind, please donate to CoppaFeel! so we can continue to educate people about cancer. No one should have to celebrate still being alive, although it is a jolly good excuse for a party. For monthly reminders to check your boobs, text: REMIND to 70500. Your initial message will cost your standard network rate Kris Hallenga has done her own research to know what’s best for her I may have been given more time than most, but what matters is how much I have crammed into these 3,650 days. It’s not about the time you have had on this planet but what you have done in that time. As it’s my ten-year “cancerversary”, I have decided to list ten key moments I believe have kept me alive and able to thrive. 10 things that make me so proud 1. Set up a charity I didn’t know I could get breast cancer at 23. I had no idea how long the lump had been there because I was so unaware of what my boobs felt like normally. I wasn’t checking them and when I realised young people weren’t getting that education, I knew something had to change. Kris Hallenga is the founder of CoppaFeel! I got my friends round to my mum’s, where I was living at the time, and pitched the idea to them. And they seemed to agree that it was a good thing to do. We went to a festival to try out our “messaging” – essentially asking festival- goers if they checked their boobs – and we discovered young folk WERE up for these conversations. On the day I got my boob removed, October 28, 2009, we were given official charity status. CoppaFeel! reminds you lot to check yourself and to do it regularly CoppaFeel! reminds you lot to check yourself and to do it regularly. The charity is now quite a beast, raising more than £1million a year and reminding more than 100,000 people every month to check their boobs. We have more than 100 Boobettes educating young people and more than 60 university teams spreading the word on campus. 2. Backing from The Sun In 2014, we hijacked Page 3 for our Check ’em Tuesday campaign. I’ve shared how I live with cancer with you all ever since. The Sun campaign made an epic impact on breast cancer awareness The campaign was a game changer for our charity and we made an epic impact on breast cancer awareness. 3. Pushed myself to physical limits Despite having cancer throughout my body, I have achieved some ridiculous physical feats. Not only have I run a half-marathon, I have trekked in Iceland for one of our amazing Fabulous Challenges, all in the name of boob love. Despite her condition, Kris has run a half-marathon and trekked in Iceland 4. Got to walk my darling twin sister Maren down the aisle at her wedding It’s a day I never thought I was going to see – more because I never thought they’d actually get round to doing it, but also because of the whole terminal illness thing. Experiencing that moment made me truly realise what being alive and happy was all about. My happiness peaked that day. Kris Hallenga was able to walk her twin sister down the aisle 5. Been a great boss A boss of the charity and my health. Cancer has kept me on my toes as it has spread to various bones, my liver and my brain. I have had to navigate the medical system and educate myself on everything to give myself the best chance. Kris Hallenga has researched everything related to breast cancer to help herself and others It’s been exhausting and heartbreaking at times, but it’s paid off. 6. Have accepted D word – Death Through the power of cancer, I’ve become very acquainted with the idea that I won’t be here for ever. But the thing is, neither will you. And I feel lucky that with this awareness I can live an even more fulfilling life and not waste any time. Kris feels lucky to be alive and celebrates life every day 7. Was awarded an honorary doctorate Nottingham Trent University acknowledged my work with CoppaFeel! and educating the public. This was a particularly epic feeling because I didn’t even have a degree and I was recognised for my work, not my cancer. Kris was recognised for her work and was awarded an honorary doctorate by Nottingham Trent University I got to give a speech on graduation day and used a Disney Pocahontas quote which I was pretty proud of. That quote is: “You think the only people who are people “Are the people who look and think like you “But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger “ You’ll learn things you never knew, you never knew” 8. We got cancer on the curriculum From 2020, all secondary-school students will be taught about cancer and self-checking. That’s pretty cool. And if you had told me that ten years ago, I would have laughed in your face. All secondary-school students will be taught about cancer and self-checking by 2020 We never really believe that we can make real change, but I am here to tell you that you can. I, and the charity, are proof of that. 9. CoppaFeel! got the first naked nipple on daytime TV We began a campaign in 2017, #TrustYourTouch, urging people to check their boobs – and ads with supporters of the charity doing this were shown on TV. It sparked brilliant conversations. Kris Hallenga at Lorraine Kelly’s show in 2010 [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN FABULOUS” posts_category=”24″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] 10. Have met some wonderful people along the way These are people who I just wouldn’t have known, had I not walked down this cancer road. I have shared some epic moments with incredible people. Kris Hallenga with Fearne Cotton campaigning for breast cancer awareness Some are famous faces but to me they have become true mates. If you asked me whether I could have these ten years reversed and live them cancer-free, I would probably say no because it would mean I would be living without some absolute gems in my life. [bc_video video_id=”5996835885001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”CoppaFeel’s boob check video reveals how you can identify deadly breast cancer signs on the body”]
18 Feb 19
The Scottish Sun
I HAVE had stage-four breast cancer for ten whole years. And the best bit? I’m not dead. That is probably the most shocking part of this story. Kris Hallenga celebrated ten years battling cancer with her favourite people Late-stage cancer isn’t typically survived for this long, let alone lived well. So, this weekend I celebrated at the Eden Project in Cornwall. I gathered my favourite people and thanked them for getting me through these years. The theme of the party was “cats around the world”. Ten years ago Kris was diagnosed with a stage-four breast cancer Everyone looked amazing and we all laughed, and cried, so much. It was a room full of love. It was a party that statistically should not have happened. Advanced, secondary, stage-four breast cancer (they all mean the same thing) usually gives you two to three years’ survival. But I like to ignore the statistics. Kris celebrated her ‘cancer-versary’ with a ‘cats around the world’ themed party I still remember everything about that day — February 19, 2009. What I wore, what was said, how I felt… a bit hungover from the night before, actually. To be honest, I thought nothing of the appointment. Even though our black cat Lucky sat on my lap before we left for the hospital, which was odd as he had already been fed. When we got to the hospital, Mum couldn’t find a parking space, so I went to my appointment while she kept looking. The party took place this weekend at the Eden Project in Cornwall I was baffled when the nurse asked me if I was on my own. But now, of course, I know why. Despite these weird moments, I would never have guessed I was about to be told I had breast cancer. Mum eventually joined us, where she found a very upset daughter who had been told the worst possible news. How I felt in that moment is still so hard to describe. Kris feels lucky for living ten years with the condition and assures there is life even with it It was like I wasn’t in my body, that I was observing something horrendous from the corner of the room. I couldn’t take in anything the doctor was saying, other than him telling me I would be having my breast removed very soon and I needed further scans to check it hadn’t spread. Within a week, my worst fears came true. It had spread to my spine. But, most importantly, I am still here to tell the tale. Since Kris was diagnosed, she has had her left boob removed, underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy Since then, I have had my left boob removed, as well as undergoing chemotherapy and various bouts of radiotherapy. Last year, I needed some very targeted radiotherapy to my brain, which had managed to sprout several tiny brain tumours. That involved keeping my head very still with a metal frame that had to be bolted to my head. It was the worst pain I have ever experienced. I’ve done my own research to know what is best for me — and that includes having an integrative approach to my treatment. Currently I am on a chemotherapy pill to keep the cancer under control. I have an infrared sauna sleeping bag, I do hyperbaric oxygen therapy, acupuncture, reflexology and many other healing things. And at the moment I feel great. Recently, I found out the brain tumours treated last year — all 57 of them — are shrinking and I have no new disease. Kris had 57 tumours in her brain treated last year Each year, just 30 women under the age of 24 are diagnosed with breast cancer. Goes to show how ridiculously unlucky I was to get it so young, doesn’t it? I want to say to those women diagnosed — to any women, for that matter — it will be OK. There is life after cancer, even WITH it. I hope you haven’t been told it is “incurable”. Kris Hallenga currently takes chemotherapy pills to keep the cancer under control But if you have, I hope my story gives you strength to keep living and to never, ever, lose hope. And to the rest of you, I want to say “Check your boobs!” Once you’ve done that, if you are feeling super-kind, please donate to CoppaFeel! so we can continue to educate people about cancer. No one should have to celebrate still being alive, although it is a jolly good excuse for a party. For monthly reminders to check your boobs, text: REMIND to 70500. Your initial message will cost your standard network rate Kris Hallenga has done her own research to know what’s best for her I may have been given more time than most, but what matters is how much I have crammed into these 3,650 days. It’s not about the time you have had on this planet but what you have done in that time. As it’s my ten-year “cancerversary”, I have decided to list ten key moments I believe have kept me alive and able to thrive. 10 things that make me so proud 1. Set up a charity I didn’t know I could get breast cancer at 23. I had no idea how long the lump had been there because I was so unaware of what my boobs felt like normally. I wasn’t checking them and when I realised young people weren’t getting that education, I knew something had to change. Kris Hallenga is the founder of CoppaFeel! I got my friends round to my mum’s, where I was living at the time, and pitched the idea to them. And they seemed to agree that it was a good thing to do. We went to a festival to try out our “messaging” – essentially asking festival- goers if they checked their boobs – and we discovered young folk WERE up for these conversations. On the day I got my boob removed, October 28, 2009, we were given official charity status. CoppaFeel! reminds you lot to check yourself and to do it regularly CoppaFeel! reminds you lot to check yourself and to do it regularly. The charity is now quite a beast, raising more than £1million a year and reminding more than 100,000 people every month to check their boobs. We have more than 100 Boobettes educating young people and more than 60 university teams spreading the word on campus. 2. Backing from The Sun In 2014, we hijacked Page 3 for our Check ’em Tuesday campaign. I’ve shared how I live with cancer with you all ever since. The Sun campaign made an epic impact on breast cancer awareness The campaign was a game changer for our charity and we made an epic impact on breast cancer awareness. 3. Pushed myself to physical limits Despite having cancer throughout my body, I have achieved some ridiculous physical feats. Not only have I run a half-marathon, I have trekked in Iceland for one of our amazing Fabulous Challenges, all in the name of boob love. Despite her condition, Kris has run a half-marathon and trekked in Iceland 4. Got to walk my darling twin sister Maren down the aisle at her wedding It’s a day I never thought I was going to see – more because I never thought they’d actually get round to doing it, but also because of the whole terminal illness thing. Experiencing that moment made me truly realise what being alive and happy was all about. My happiness peaked that day. Kris Hallenga was able to walk her twin sister down the aisle 5. Been a great boss A boss of the charity and my health. Cancer has kept me on my toes as it has spread to various bones, my liver and my brain. I have had to navigate the medical system and educate myself on everything to give myself the best chance. Kris Hallenga has researched everything related to breast cancer to help herself and others It’s been exhausting and heartbreaking at times, but it’s paid off. 6. Have accepted D word – Death Through the power of cancer, I’ve become very acquainted with the idea that I won’t be here for ever. But the thing is, neither will you. And I feel lucky that with this awareness I can live an even more fulfilling life and not waste any time. Kris feels lucky to be alive and celebrates life every day 7. Was awarded an honorary doctorate Nottingham Trent University acknowledged my work with CoppaFeel! and educating the public. This was a particularly epic feeling because I didn’t even have a degree and I was recognised for my work, not my cancer. Kris was recognised for her work and was awarded an honorary doctorate by Nottingham Trent University I got to give a speech on graduation day and used a Disney Pocahontas quote which I was pretty proud of. That quote is: “You think the only people who are people “Are the people who look and think like you “But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger “ You’ll learn things you never knew, you never knew” 8. We got cancer on the curriculum From 2020, all secondary-school students will be taught about cancer and self-checking. That’s pretty cool. And if you had told me that ten years ago, I would have laughed in your face. All secondary-school students will be taught about cancer and self-checking by 2020 We never really believe that we can make real change, but I am here to tell you that you can. I, and the charity, are proof of that. 9. CoppaFeel! got the first naked nipple on daytime TV We began a campaign in 2017, #TrustYourTouch, urging people to check their boobs – and ads with supporters of the charity doing this were shown on TV. It sparked brilliant conversations. Kris Hallenga at Lorraine Kelly’s show in 2010 [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN FABULOUS” posts_category=”30″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] 10. Have met some wonderful people along the way These are people who I just wouldn’t have known, had I not walked down this cancer road. I have shared some epic moments with incredible people. Kris Hallenga with Fearne Cotton campaigning for breast cancer awareness Some are famous faces but to me they have become true mates. If you asked me whether I could have these ten years reversed and live them cancer-free, I would probably say no because it would mean I would be living without some absolute gems in my life. [bc_video video_id=”5996835885001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”CoppaFeel’s boob check video reveals how you can identify deadly breast cancer signs on the body”]
18 Feb 19
The Sun
I HAVE had stage-four breast cancer for ten whole years. And the best bit? I’m not dead. That is probably the most shocking part of this story. Kris Hallenga celebrated ten years battling cancer with her favourite people Late-stage cancer isn’t typically survived for this long, let alone lived well. So, this weekend I celebrated at the Eden Project in Cornwall. I gathered my favourite people and thanked them for getting me through these years. The theme of the party was “cats around the world”. Ten years ago Kris was diagnosed with a stage-four breast cancer Everyone looked amazing and we all laughed, and cried, so much. It was a room full of love. It was a party that statistically should not have happened. Advanced, secondary, stage-four breast cancer (they all mean the same thing) usually gives you two to three years’ survival. But I like to ignore the statistics. Kris celebrated her ‘cancer-versary’ with a ‘cats around the world’ themed party I still remember everything about that day — February 19, 2009. What I wore, what was said, how I felt… a bit hungover from the night before, actually. To be honest, I thought nothing of the appointment. Even though our black cat Lucky sat on my lap before we left for the hospital, which was odd as he had already been fed. When we got to the hospital, Mum couldn’t find a parking space, so I went to my appointment while she kept looking. The party took place this weekend at the Eden Project in Cornwall I was baffled when the nurse asked me if I was on my own. But now, of course, I know why. Despite these weird moments, I would never have guessed I was about to be told I had breast cancer. Mum eventually joined us, where she found a very upset daughter who had been told the worst possible news. How I felt in that moment is still so hard to describe. Kris feels lucky for living ten years with the condition and assures there is life even with it It was like I wasn’t in my body, that I was observing something horrendous from the corner of the room. I couldn’t take in anything the doctor was saying, other than him telling me I would be having my breast removed very soon and I needed further scans to check it hadn’t spread. Within a week, my worst fears came true. It had spread to my spine. But, most importantly, I am still here to tell the tale. Since Kris was diagnosed, she has had her left boob removed, underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy Since then, I have had my left boob removed, as well as undergoing chemotherapy and various bouts of radiotherapy. Last year, I needed some very targeted radiotherapy to my brain, which had managed to sprout several tiny brain tumours. That involved keeping my head very still with a metal frame that had to be bolted to my head. It was the worst pain I have ever experienced. I’ve done my own research to know what is best for me — and that includes having an integrative approach to my treatment. Currently I am on a chemotherapy pill to keep the cancer under control. I have an infrared sauna sleeping bag, I do hyperbaric oxygen therapy, acupuncture, reflexology and many other healing things. And at the moment I feel great. Recently, I found out the brain tumours treated last year — all 57 of them — are shrinking and I have no new disease. Kris had 57 tumours in her brain treated last year Each year, just 30 women under the age of 24 are diagnosed with breast cancer. Goes to show how ridiculously unlucky I was to get it so young, doesn’t it? I want to say to those women diagnosed — to any women, for that matter — it will be OK. There is life after cancer, even WITH it. I hope you haven’t been told it is “incurable”. Kris Hallenga currently takes chemotherapy pills to keep the cancer under control But if you have, I hope my story gives you strength to keep living and to never, ever, lose hope. And to the rest of you, I want to say “Check your boobs!” Once you’ve done that, if you are feeling super-kind, please donate to CoppaFeel! so we can continue to educate people about cancer. No one should have to celebrate still being alive, although it is a jolly good excuse for a party. For monthly reminders to check your boobs, text: REMIND to 70500. Your initial message will cost your standard network rate Kris Hallenga has done her own research to know what’s best for her I may have been given more time than most, but what matters is how much I have crammed into these 3,650 days. It’s not about the time you have had on this planet but what you have done in that time. As it’s my ten-year “cancerversary”, I have decided to list ten key moments I believe have kept me alive and able to thrive. 10 things that make me so proud 1. Set up a charity I didn’t know I could get breast cancer at 23. I had no idea how long the lump had been there because I was so unaware of what my boobs felt like normally. I wasn’t checking them and when I realised young people weren’t getting that education, I knew something had to change. Kris Hallenga is the founder of CoppaFeel! I got my friends round to my mum’s, where I was living at the time, and pitched the idea to them. And they seemed to agree that it was a good thing to do. We went to a festival to try out our “messaging” – essentially asking festival- goers if they checked their boobs – and we discovered young folk WERE up for these conversations. On the day I got my boob removed, October 28, 2009, we were given official charity status. CoppaFeel! reminds you lot to check yourself and to do it regularly CoppaFeel! reminds you lot to check yourself and to do it regularly. The charity is now quite a beast, raising more than £1million a year and reminding more than 100,000 people every month to check their boobs. We have more than 100 Boobettes educating young people and more than 60 university teams spreading the word on campus. 2. Backing from The Sun In 2014, we hijacked Page 3 for our Check ’em Tuesday campaign. I’ve shared how I live with cancer with you all ever since. The Sun campaign made an epic impact on breast cancer awareness The campaign was a game changer for our charity and we made an epic impact on breast cancer awareness. 3. Pushed myself to physical limits Despite having cancer throughout my body, I have achieved some ridiculous physical feats. Not only have I run a half-marathon, I have trekked in Iceland for one of our amazing Fabulous Challenges, all in the name of boob love. Despite her condition, Kris has run a half-marathon and trekked in Iceland 4. Got to walk my darling twin sister Maren down the aisle at her wedding It’s a day I never thought I was going to see – more because I never thought they’d actually get round to doing it, but also because of the whole terminal illness thing. Experiencing that moment made me truly realise what being alive and happy was all about. My happiness peaked that day. Kris Hallenga was able to walk her twin sister down the aisle 5. Been a great boss A boss of the charity and my health. Cancer has kept me on my toes as it has spread to various bones, my liver and my brain. I have had to navigate the medical system and educate myself on everything to give myself the best chance. Kris Hallenga has researched everything related to breast cancer to help herself and others It’s been exhausting and heartbreaking at times, but it’s paid off. 6. Have accepted D word – Death Through the power of cancer, I’ve become very acquainted with the idea that I won’t be here for ever. But the thing is, neither will you. And I feel lucky that with this awareness I can live an even more fulfilling life and not waste any time. Kris feels lucky to be alive and celebrates life every day 7. Was awarded an honorary doctorate Nottingham Trent University acknowledged my work with CoppaFeel! and educating the public. This was a particularly epic feeling because I didn’t even have a degree and I was recognised for my work, not my cancer. Kris was recognised for her work and was awarded an honorary doctorate by Nottingham Trent University I got to give a speech on graduation day and used a Disney Pocahontas quote which I was pretty proud of. That quote is: “You think the only people who are people “Are the people who look and think like you “But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger “ You’ll learn things you never knew, you never knew” 8. We got cancer on the curriculum From 2020, all secondary-school students will be taught about cancer and self-checking. That’s pretty cool. And if you had told me that ten years ago, I would have laughed in your face. All secondary-school students will be taught about cancer and self-checking by 2020 We never really believe that we can make real change, but I am here to tell you that you can. I, and the charity, are proof of that. 9. CoppaFeel! got the first naked nipple on daytime TV We began a campaign in 2017, #TrustYourTouch, urging people to check their boobs – and ads with supporters of the charity doing this were shown on TV. It sparked brilliant conversations. Kris Hallenga at Lorraine Kelly’s show in 2010 [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN FABULOUS” posts_category=”363″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] 10. Have met some wonderful people along the way These are people who I just wouldn’t have known, had I not walked down this cancer road. I have shared some epic moments with incredible people. Kris Hallenga with Fearne Cotton campaigning for breast cancer awareness Some are famous faces but to me they have become true mates. If you asked me whether I could have these ten years reversed and live them cancer-free, I would probably say no because it would mean I would be living without some absolute gems in my life. [bc_video video_id=”5996835885001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”CoppaFeel’s boob check video reveals how you can identify deadly breast cancer signs on the body”]
18 Feb 19
National Post

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Baltimore Orioles have many jobs up for grabs, and nowhere is the competition less defined than in the infield. As the team held its first full-squad workout on Monday, only one infield position is secured — first base. Chris Davis is entering the fourth year of a seven-year, $161 million contract. […]

18 Feb 19
A Beautiful Wander

Friendly and safe Lyft drivers to and from doctor’s appointments during the snowstorm Snow plows and maintenance that made it possible to finally escape the apartment Chatting with Jenny and Henry and building out a to do list for The Gathering… challenge accepted. Intermissionary is officially recognized by the State of Florida! Leaving the snow […]

18 Feb 19
alex getting lost

For the last couple of years, I’ve spent several months a year living and working in the German city of Hamburg; and despite the fact that collectively those months add up to a significant amount of time, until this Autumn I’d never actually seen anywhere else in the whole of Germany. Which is pretty ridiculous, […]

18 Feb 19
lovingly derivative

Once a year, I make my way to a movie theater and spend the next 90 minutes or so watching the animated short films in contention at the upcoming Academy Awards. This tradition has become one of my favorite parts of the Oscar season since it began a decade ago with a visit to the […]

18 Feb 19
L.M. Durand

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, featuring a different Top 10 theme each week.  This week’s topic is Books with Fewer than 2,000 ratings on Goodreads that I loved. I must say this was not easy but I managed to gather some real little gems here.

18 Feb 19
Fantastic Facts

Walter Earl Morrison, 20, of Phoenix, Az., was charged with felony theft after he allegedly stole a package containing the diamond while unloading a UPS cargo plane, authorities told ABC’s Phoenix affiliate KNXV-TV. Source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/arizona-man-trades-160k-diamond-20-weed/story?id=25803103 ABC’s Phoenix affiliate KNXV-TV An Arizona man could have gotten himself one of the fanciest cars on the road and […]

18 Feb 19
reginaperes157

Gov-auctions.org – #1 Government & Seized Auto Auctions. Cars 95% Off! A-list Hollywood actor Don Cheadle appeared on NBC’s Saturday Night Live sporting a black t-shirt with white letters that read, “Protect Trans Kids” and donning a hat with a logo for Sleeping Giants — the far-left political activist organization that has launched harassment, blacklist, […]