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  • News 12 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
      Mother’s Day is like dark chocolate, its bitter sweet!   September 1981, it is spring and the weather is warm, I am 6 years old and my father picks my brother and I up from my grandmother’s house where we are being watched while my grandmother and father visit my mum in hospital. They […]
  • News 12 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Why Mothers Day is so darn hard for me!! Nearly nine years ago my mum received the good news that she was five years breast cancer free. That same week Mum was diagnosed with a Primary Brain tumour. Surgery did not help and two weeks later my precious mum was in a coma. Two weeks […]
  • News 12 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pommy-Aussie Mother’s Day 2017 Beginning Middle and End: Parts One, Two and Three Mother’s Day became twofold for me when I moved to Australia from England in 2005.  The British Mother’s Day comes in like a flood every year in March. I wait for it quietly, holding my breath, until it spills out all over […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 09 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Mother’s Day can be one of mixed emotions, excitement from the children, who go to lots of trouble to make something special to say how much they love you. With the downside is that you don’t have that special person in your life to share this with. With the mass advertising and build up to […]
  • News 08 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    In loving memory of my mother, My mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2004 and sadly passed away on September 23rd 2007 at the age of 45. I was only 16 when my mother had died, so to be honest with you I didn’t know what cancer was back then and I never expected that […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 02 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Lindsey’s Mothers Day Message Mother’s Day can be one of mixed emotions, excitement from the children, who go to lots of trouble to make something special to say how much they love you. With the downside is that you don’t have that special person in your life to share this with. With the mass advertising […]
  • Personal Stories 26 Apr 2017 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Tenille and this is my story. The threat of breast cancer hangs heavy on my shoulders. Each female on my maternal side of the family has received the diagnosis. Two were just 45, three had it re-occur in the second breast and all underwent double mastectomies. During this time the ‘threat’ was […]
  • News 22 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Member of the Month program recognises a member of the Pink Hope community who supports and inspires other increased risk women and represents the mission of Pink Hope.  Jazelle’s Member of the Month Pink Hope is so proud to recognise Jazelle as member of the month. Jazelle has shared her story, participated in […]
  • News 22 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Glimmer of Hope program aims to support the women and families within our at-risk community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member. This Glimmer of Hope was made possible with the support of Eat Fit Food. To learn more about Eat Fit Food see […]
  • Medical 21 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    When it comes to eating to improve your memory, it’s all in the mind – that is, a diet called the MIND diet. The MIND diet is a way of eating that highlights and emphasises foods and nutrients that are strongly linked with protecting the brain, as backed by science. The MIND diet is based […]
  • Medical 21 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Lisa shares her personal experience of depression and generalised anxiety disorder combined with carrying a BRCA2 gene mutation. So guess what. I have been diagnosed with depression and generalised anxiety disorder in June of 2016. I always knew I had it. I just did nothing about it. I thought I was […]
  • News 09 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Glimmer of Hope program aims to support the women and families within our at-risk community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member. This Glimmer of Hope was made possible with the support of Eat Fit Food. To learn more about Eat Fit Food see […]

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