retreats

Sydney’s Margie MacVicar Quoted in CBC News on Breast Cancer Retreat

September 7, 2012
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Margie MacVicar is a grandmother, retired entrepreneur, and member of the Cape Breastoners, a group of Breast Cancer Survivors, and a hero of ours…
It is not just her ability to adapt and survive, it is her spirit of adventure and of generosity.
You see, we set about organizing a Breast Cancer Retreat with Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia, a group based in Halifax and admirably serving all of Nova Scotia, with yearly retreats on mainland Nova Scotia.
The idea of the Cape Breton Retreat was and is to involve Cape Breton breast cancer survivors in a retreat that didn’t require them to [...]

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What’s My Foot Got To Do With It?

August 27, 2012
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Imagine finding out you have a “foreign” object in your foot.
So how did it get there?
Immediately, I remembered being about 5 years old, in my mother’s sewing studio (she designed and made one of a kind clothing), walking around in my socks and catching a sewing needle between the second and third toe of my right foot. Afraid she’d be mad at me if I told her, I remember withdrawing to a corner and working to get the needle out myself.  I was never sure I got it all, but I don’t remember any symptoms pain thereafter.  Until this past [...]

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