Grands & Co. is a breast cancer project. I have designed a tote pattern which I personally make from genuine leather imported from Brazilian tanneries. Each tote is hand-made after you place your order.
Donations to the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre since March 2019
Last donation May 31, 2019
"It Could Happen To You"
This song was stuck in my head. I was in total shock as I couldn't wrap my mind around having breast cancer. How could this be so?
It was a moment of disbelief hearing a diagnosis of breast cancer 4 days before my 64th birthday last November. I could not speak for days. Denial set in, disappointment, extreme sadness, and thoughts of my mortality kept me company. Didn't I suffer enough over all these years when back in 1998 I was diagnosed with Polycythemia Rubra Vera, and have to live life one day at a time? This hit me harder than having PRV. Breast cancer is riding an emotional rollercoaster until such time as I accepted this as truth.