Hi my name is Nina-Ann I am a twice cancer survivor. Surviving cancer twice is a tough gig. I am sharing my journey to help others. I have written a book also. I am covering cancer, double mastectomy, chemotherapy, family and friends. My blog has lots of information, helpful and a few things to brighten your day. I am a cancer advocate. My story is happy, sad and inspirational.
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Confessions of a 13 year old babysitter
My mother was an amazing woman. She has been dead now 13 years not a day passes that I don't miss her. The things that you would do for your mother is endless. Even babysit her best friends kids.....
At 13 life is full of adventure and lots of mischief! Mum made me babysit these 3 kids. I was still a little kid myself and these 3 kids lived in an area of home town we called snobs hill. I don't have to explain why they called it this....
The kids 2 boys and a girl were ok! If I had homework they would play up and if I didn't they would sleep, go figure that one out. But anyway it gave me some extra money and was my first job. I love children but I would never leave them with a 13 year old ever!! God I slept there and you think if anything had gone wrong what would I do except panic, I was a young girl myself scared of the dark and anything that goes bump in the night.
The mother of these kids was my mothers best friend. They had a falling out later in life, which was really no surprise. She was one of those woman who flashed off a big diamond rings, the latest mercedes benz. Fur coats and every designer dress and hundreds of shoes all the top brands. I think this is where my shoe addiction may have started. The greek family ran a fruit business back 34 years ago. There were only 2 fruit business's in town, I did not realise that you can make so much money with a fruit business. Her and her husband loved to flash around big time, show off all there money.
One morning the kids father was supposed to drop me home to the door but the police were in our street, he would not come down the street to drop me home. The police were at my neighbours house. The son had taken a drug overdose which was really sad. Mum was furious he made me walk from the corner. He was supposed to deliver me to the door.
Someone once wrote"...when i get really cold, or get goosebumbs all over my body, the whole things really scrunch up, like, my entire areola scrunches itself up into a wrinkled little mound. it looks really weird and ugly, and i haven't ever seen other people's breasts do it. what is wrong with my areola/nipples??"The answer:
Well nothing is wrong. This is what my areola does too. It's a normal reaction to the coldness or to irritation / stimulation. The little muscles in the areola do a similar goosebump thing as your other skin can do. People often call this phenomenon "hard nipples".
Also note that skin on areola has less feeling or sensation to it than other areas of your body. If the areola was very sensitive, then breastfeeding would probably be quite uncomfortable because the baby pulls and tugs it! The nipples are sensitive but the sensitivity changes with hormonal changes, such as occur at mestrual cycle or pregnancy. Also this varies with ind…
Here we go again a brand new year. Lots to be grateful for. This year sees a lot of interesting things happening and as we know you get out of life what you put into it.
You know when you spend time with people and they don't do fun things and they don't have much to offer a conversation.
Well that is no one that I know. (Anymore) if you get what I mean.
This year sees my favourite travel buddy of all time Ann and I heading on another adventure. Well actually it's true 3 for us.
Trip 1) Dubai, Egypt, Cyprus and Gallipoli 2005
Trip 2) Italy, Athens, Mikonos and Santorini 2011
So this year sees us off to a great part of the world again and different,
Trip 3) Amazon Jungle, Rio, Argentina and Chilli 2018 yay this year!
Ann and I have been friends since kindergarten so there is a long history nearly all our lives just about.
We have a ball on our trips we have met so many amazing people and seen some pretty amazing things. But all in all we are doing adventures seeing the worl…
Hi one thing I have learnt in the life is to share and help others. If you can save one person from going through something bad or helping them. That's what this life is all about.
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