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B.O.O.B.S. - A Bunch Of Outrageous Breast Cancer Survivors: Tell Their Stories of Courage, Hope & Healing Book – This is a wonderful book for inspiration and encouragement for anyone who has been touched by breast cancer, directly or indirectly. They are not just statistics or case studies, nor are they "genetic mishaps." They are everyday modern women, struggling to survive breast cancer. They share the same diagnosis but are a crazy-quilt of many patterns and colors, with ages spanning twenty-five years. Some of them are wives and mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers; some are single, some are divorced. They have different religious backgrounds, different occupations, different lifestyles, different values, and different treatments. But despite their differences, they all are B.O.O.B.S. B.O.O.B.S. shares the personal experiences of ten courageous women—from shocking diagnosis to surgery and beyond—and the effect breast cancer has had on them and on the people in their lives. Brought together by the Wellness Community, a program offering cost-free psychological support to cancer patients and their loved ones, the ten women in this book strongly believe in the healing power of group therapy and peer sharing. Some of them have even become patient advocates and spokeswomen in a quest to make a difference in the lives of other women coping with breast cancer, a disease that strikes more than 200,000 women every year in the United States. Written with insight, humor, raw emotion, and honesty, B.O.O.B.S. offers hope to women facing breast cancer. It also offers families and friends insights into what their loved ones are going through. Copyright 2006, softcover, measures 9"x6".
Garden in a Bag: Thinking of You Pansies – The name pansy comes from the French word Pensee, which means thought. A reminder in bloom that someone is thinking of you. Pansies are hearty plants and easy to grow. The large blooms will brighten any windowsill. The flowers are not only beautiful but also edible and can add color to a salad or can be a candied accent to cakes. To encourage more blossoms, pinch off old blooms. Includes seeds, growing medium, coconut husks for drainage, directions.
“Loved” Pocket Stone – These smooth glass pocket stones, which were made exclusively for Healing Baskets, fit perfectly into the palm of your hand. Hold 'em tight and be comforted. Each stone comes in a drawstring bag. Or you can choose to put them on display - they are too beautiful to hide in your pocket! Measures: 1.5” diameter.
Ginger Chew Candies – Made by: The Ginger People, these sweet-hot ginger candies are natural, stimulating and delicious. Ginger has been found to be more effective than Dramamine in blocking motion sickness. Ginger is also a powerful antioxidant with over 12 constituents said to be superior to vitamin E. And it helps neutralize free radicals, widely recognized as being a common cause of inflammation. Original Ginger Chews - 5 oz bag.