Blog Swap #2 with Silver Sisters Studio


It's been so wonderful getting to know such talented and sweet artists through this shop swap and blog. Not only has it been great fun making items for the swap, and imagining these ladies wearing what I've sent them, but even BETTER to get my package in the mail!! Honestly it was all I could do to actually wait until I got home to take photos as I was opening the package. Torture (in a good way)!


Lovely touch...handmade sticker on the back of my package.

Wow! So wonderfully packaged! Very professional and pretty!

I love fall and this gorgeous leaf barrette is PERFECT!

Covered in delicate French Knots, this barrette is absolutely stunning! A real work of art for your hair!

It means so much more when there's a hand written note!
One more extra special touch!


Thank you so much for including such wonderful items in your swap! To know how much work and love went into each piece makes them both extra special. I am so excited to put these piece in my regular hair accessory "rotation". So now that you've seen the pieces, let's meet the woman behind them!

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A bit about yourself : First off, I am a mother of two fantastic little girls. They are my reason d’etre as it were. Secondly, I am a maker of things. I’ve been making things since I was really little, from refashioning clothes to making paper to painting t-shirts I’ve always got my hands in something. I know, every artsy person says that right – but why fight it?


What made you start your business: I saw something in my friend’s store that I thought I could make, so I went home and tried it. Several prototypes later I decided I’d make more money selling them on my own. Who knew how much work that would be, but I love being in control of my own shop. I love the direct contact with my customers, and knowing that each of my creations is going out to be loved by someone else that I’ve often never met before.



What you plan to accomplish with your business: My shop is really new. Right now I’m seeing where it takes me. I have big plans of different things to offer, so we’ll see where this all goes in the end.

What you get most out of having your own business: I love creating things and getting feedback and being part of a wider community. I think being public with my art is where I need to be right now.

Your favorite independently owned online shop: http://uniformnatural.bigcartel.com/
She also has a blog (http://uniformnatural.com/journal/ ) with lots of posts about the process and inspiration behind her creations which I find absolutely fascinating. It’s like going inside someone else’s head. I totally love the pillow she has in her shop – she has pictures of the asphalt that inspired it on her blog.
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I encourage everyone to visit Gisele's shop, Silver Sister's Studio, especially all of my Canadian readers! She offer's on par pricing - which is a fantastic offer! She makes beautiful accessories by hand embroidering reclaimed felt. Hurry up and stop over now, she's having a sale (and we ALL LOVE A GOOD SALE!!). And if I were you, I'd bookmark her blog, a little birdie told me that there is something special coming up real soon!!

Again I also want to send an extra special thank you to Pattie from Structured Chaos for organizing, running, promoting and devoting so much of her time to this swap. Please see her blog, fan her on Facebook and see her shop!

Time for a Giveaway - 3 actually!!!

Attention Facebook Fans....Important Announcement:
This months Fan Appreciation draw will be held on November 27th. Each fan is automatically entered in the draw. You can earn extra entries by:
1. going to my Etsy shop and telling me which item you like the best (post a link to it on my fanpage),
2. by putting a link to my Fanpage on your personal page, inviting friends to join, and
3. By mentioning the giveaway in your blog, with a link to this page. Please leave me a post letting me know when you have completed these missions!!!
Since we are gearing up for Christmas...I'll be giving out 3 items this month (for you to keep or give as a gift).
One scarf, one necklace and glass tile pendant AND one 8x10 print. 3 names will be drawn!! That's right folks...3 winners for 3 prizes. Photos of the prizes will be posted later this weekend on my fanpage when I have completed them!!
I love my fans and want you to know it!!! You can only win if you are a fan of my doe Studio Facebook Page...so why not get over there and fan me right now?! You might be one of this months lucky winners.
The draw will be held on November 27th a 9pm EST and the winners names will be posted on my fanpage. Good Luck!!!
P.S. Gift Certificates are HERE!!!

Blog Swap Bliss!!!

Recently I participated in my very first Shop Swap and Blog!!! The premise is simple, you are paired with another online shop, you swap goodies, then you blog about it! How fun is that?!!
I decided to double my fun and chose to have two swap buddies.
Audrey's Country Crafts is my first swapping buddy! Audrey is wonderful and we had a lot of fun going back and forth through emails during the process!! Here's a bit about Audrey, let's get to know her a bit better!!
Just waiting to be opened!

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Online Shop Address
http://audreyscountrycrafts.etsy.com



Blog Address


A bit about yourself
I am a wife, mother, school bus driver and avid crafter. We live outside a small town in southern Manitoba, and have been crafting/painting for about 14 years now. My husband, Brad, and I have been married for almost 21 years and have two sons - Luke (19) and Logan (17). We love to go quadding (riding ATV's) as a family, hiking, trying new foods, meeting new people etc.
I started crafting about 15 years ago. At the time I was a stay-at-home mom with 2 small children. One day I saw an ad in the local paper for a beginner folkart painting class. My husband suggested that I go, as a way to get out of the house one evening a week and talk to other adults. So I joined. I think he's sorry now. LOL After attending the class I was hooked and haven't stopped painting since. Did many small craft shows at the beginning, and have done a few larger ones lately. It's a lot of work, but also a lot of fun. I just keep telling my husband that crafting is my therapy and it's cheaper than a psychiatrist.
Some of my inspiration for my crafts comes from other crafters. But my grandma inspires me the most. She lost her eyesight slowly about 35 years ago, but it didn't slow her down. Grandma tried to teach me to knit when I was younger, it's just not my thing. Couldn't manage to even knit a scarf straight. She is now 93.5 years old (1/2 years count at that age), and still knits everyday, making scarves, mittens and slippers for the great-grandchildren. I hope I can still craft when I'm 93!

What made you start your business
My craft room was getting to full of things I was making, so decided to try selling them. Now I'm hooked! LOL.

What you plan to accomplish with your business

My business is not supposed to ever be full time. For me it's more about the fun I have making the items, looking through new craft books/magazines, and trying new and fun crafts.

What you get most out of having your own business
Sanity! I need to create to keep sane!!

Adorable Wall Plaque, snowmen melt my heart!

Your favorite independently owned online shop
Oh my - that is a really tough question! About a year ago I had Bovine Bubbles and Hogwash contact me about swapping a couple of my items for some of her B&B products. We have since become friends and chat online quite a few times a week. I have ordered many many of her soaps, lotions, sugar scrubs and body butters to use for myself and to give as gifts. I love them all!! Cara is a sweetie, so easy to deal with and ships really quickly. Her shop is http://bovinebubbles.etsy.com.

Any upcoming shop promotions
From November 15-30 I will be having a Christmas Promotion in my shop. As well as a "Christmas Open House" featuring 10 other shops on my blog. Check it out for great promo's from each shop and 10 Give Away Prizes!
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Now that we know a bit more about Audrey and her shop, I have to show you the package I received from her. Honestly, it was like Christmas! I carefully unwrapped each tissue bound parcel! She also included her business card and a fridge magnet (I call them Fridgies!)
Two absolutely adorable Wooden Christmas Ornaments!

I love bookmarks...this one is beautiful. "grow"

Sunflower and Bumblebee Windchime ~ perfect!

I have a soft spot for grapevine Wreaths - LOVE this one!

My treasures "unwrapped" ~ I'm so lucky!

I had so much fun participating in this swap. It was fun to put together a package for someone else and also fun to receive. Audrey blogged about the package I sent her, stop by and see what she said! Please stop by Audrey's shop, Audrey's Country Crafts and pick up some wonderful handmade items just in time for Christmas!
I also want to say a HUGE, extra special thank you to Pattie from Structured Chaos for organizing, running, promoting and devoting so much of her time to this swap. Please see her blog, fan her on Facebook and see her shop!


Georgina Studio Tour - a fun and successful show!

What an experience. I was so happy to have participated in this years Georgina Studio Tour. For those of you who aren't familiar with Studio Tours, they are a self guided (and well mapped) driving tour of the areas various studios. I held my show out of my rec room. It was an entirely new experience for me, I haven't really been involved in many "shows" or "sales" so I really wasn't sure what to expect.

"Nice to meet you, I'm Dawn. Welcome to doe Studio!"

I spent a lot of time in the weeks leading up to the show preparing stock, getting signs and trying to visualize my set up. I shopped for packaging supplies, goodies for the sweet table, and of course YARN!!! When I should have been cleaning up my house, I was crocheting!! I was really worried that I wouldn't have enough stock! My hubby and I were up until midnight getting everything set up, he was very helpful and had some really amazing display ideas!

"Come on in! Help yourself to some sweets and coffee!"

Thankfully, I had some amazing helpers! My wonderful Mom, Nora, really stepped up and made a stressful time, exciting and fun!! She made the BEST date squares on the planet for the sweet table. I had my share, that's for sure!

"As you enter...the scene unravels!"

We opened the doors at 10am and waited patiently for the crowds to roll in. We started getting worried when at 10:30 we still hadn't had any guests. Thankfully, we after that we had a steady stream of folks from all over. We had visitors from Windsor, Bradford, Brampton, and Toronto. Not just locals, but people from around the province!

"One of many scarf displays"

It was really amazing talking to everyone. The feedback on my work and displays were all positive. I think I was almost as excited to hand out my card as I was to make a sale. My Mom and I were so busy on Saturday that we forgot to eat lunch (thank GOD for the date squares)! We had such a great time!

"Mom, Nora, makes sure all of the guests are welcome!"

Sunday was entirely different! It was my sisters turn to help out! Heather was so much fun to have around and has always been my biggest cheerleader! It was pretty quite for the first few hours, then pretty steady (but not crazy) until about 3 that afternoon. The funny thing is, despite being a "slower" day, I had far more sales on Sunday."My Sister, Heather, modeling her new hat and one of my scarves!"

My biggest sellers were my scarves followed very closely by the hats and pendants! Surprisingly I didn't sell any of my baby blankets, I think it just wasn't the target market!

"The Artist ~ Good times at the Photography display!"

Overall, my sales exceeded my expectations, even if I wasn't sure what I to expect!!! I am already excited to join in the fun again next year!

"The pendant display"

In the meantime, I have been busy making some more stock....and thinking about signing up in a show or two before Christmas! I want to send out a thank you to everyone who came out and especially Suzanne Cotton, who spent many many hours organizing and promoting the event!

"Thanks for coming out! Hope to see you again!"

Shop Swap and Blog

Recently I have been taking part in an Etsy forum thread: Facebook Fan Drive. We go through the posts and "fan" as many FanPages as possible! It has been a lot of fun and I have met some really wonderful people and have found some very amazing shops that I normally would not have found! I am proud to be a part of it.
I am getting more and more fans each day and appreciate each and every one of them!!! Come by and see my Facebook Fan Page.
One of the fantastic ladies I have met, Pattie of Structured Chaos, has organized and is running a Shop Swap and Blog. Basically, participants sign up and are paried up with one or two other shop owners. We send them "samples" of our work and include information out us and our shop. The recipient, then blogs about you and the experience!! This should be fun! I am really looking forward to it! If you are interested in participating, please visit the Structured Chaos blog for more information.

Lots to List!

I have been a busy little bee lately! I have an upcoming Studio Tour that I am getting ready for... see the Georgina Studio Tour site for more information. So my efforts have really been focused on creating some really nice items to display and sell. I have been mostly concentrating on scarves and hats (especially since we know that fall is around the corner!) and have started on a couple of baby blankets.

Here is a small sample of what I have been up to these past few weeks!! I haven't had the chance to get a lot of them up in the shop, but will be making it a priority over the next few days! Check out my scarf and neckwear section of my Etsy shop for even more fabulous finds!

Busy in my garden

Once I returned from summer holidays in the Muskokas of Central Ontario, I decided it was time to get to the garden! (A little late, I know!). After all, I had just received my Fairy Door from Nothin' But Wood. Oh, I had it all planned out! A rocky pathway, moss "gardens" and some small ferns. I got right to it! It came out exactly how I had imagined!! Whimsical, unique and so much fun!!
Nothin' But Wood hand crafts wonderful, whimsical doors and accessories for 'wee garden folk'. He creates and ships from Conception Bay, Newfoundland, on Canada's spectacular East Coast. Please check out Kerry's shop, you won't be disappointed!
I encourage each of you to spend some time browsing through the shops of Etsy...you never know what treasure awaits you.

On the road to recovery ... GTD / Molar Pregnancy Update

Wow...time has flown by. I can't believe it's been almost 8 months since my diagnosis.
From what I remember, my last post on this subject was just before I went in for my PICC line. I won't sugar coat it, my experience with having the PICC put in was horrible. Normally this is a ten minute procedure. I was on the table for 30 minutes (with only local numbing of the arm), covered in blankets to keep me "protected" from the xray machine they used to guide the line through the veins. The doctor, who I am sure had done this procedure hundreds of times, had a hard time getting the guide into my tiny vein, and once that was in, he had an even harder time fishing it up over my shoulder. After about ten minutes and using quite a bit of force, he did it. Hopefully, almost done, I thought. Well, he had a hard time feeding it into the right vein in my chest, I could actually feel it moving around in different veins in my chest. A truly strange and disturbing sensation!! Finally, after 30 minutes and a hundred apologies from the doctor, we were done! My arm was covered in blood and the insertion site was a mess...lots of bruising. They cleaned me up and put on a dressing. My arm, shoulder and chest were throbbing. I met my husband, Greg, in the waiting area. He could tell right away that things hadn't gone well, he said I was white as a sheet. We held hands the whole way home and cried. When was all of this going to end, I kept thinking.
I did everything I was supposed to with regards to care of my PICC line. I made sure I kept it dry, had the dressings changed and line flushed once a week (which meant a one hour drive each way to the hospital every week). I noticed during the second week that my elbow was starting to swell and feel a little hot and itchy. I mentioned it to my PICC nurse who immediately sent me up for ultrasounds on my arm. More bad news, I had a blood clot in my shoulder where the PICC line was inserted, due to the trauma. I started on daily self-administered Fragmin (blood thinner) injections that afternoon, and continued them for a total of 6 weeks.
I want to let anyone know who may be getting a PICC line put in, not to panic. I was told that my experience was very rare, and that normally this procedure goes off without a hitch.
I finished my chemotherapy on June 10th and had the PICC removed the same day (we could see the TINY clot clinging to the line). It was freedom!!
It has taken me a long time, but I am finally starting to feel like I have my strength back. I have been trying my best to look after ME, eating better, taking my vitamins and greens and by exercising every day. The only two visible signs of my experience are the hair thinning (which is slowly starting to grow in) and the chemo burn on my left lower arm (which is permanent). Emotionally, I think I have done pretty well. I have come to terms with the fact that we won't be having any more kids, which was probably the hardest decision we've ever had to make. Actually, our would be due date recently came and went and I (very surprisingly) didn't notice. I think that must be a sign that I am moving forward and making the best of what I already have...a loving husband, a perfect son and the unwavering support and love of my family and friends.
And that's what makes life so amazing!!

See my first Molar pregnancy post or my 2nd Update post for more details on my diagnosis and treatment. If anyone out there needs to talk or wants to comment...please feel free to contact me at dawnemmett@yahoo.ca. I know how lonely and scary a molar pregnancy and GTD can be.

A cloth that is eco-friendly and super cool. Shocking, but true!

There is nothing as satisfying (well, okay, almost nothing) as selling a handful of reusable, eco-friendly multi-purpose, super cool cotton cloths. They are one of my favorite things to whip up, and they serve such a great purpose. I only use Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, which is "responsibly" grown and processed. It's soft and absorbent, and ultra easy care.
There are so many things you can use these for, they truly are multi-functional.

I have designed these cloths with lots of texture and that makes them perfect as face or wash cloths. They scrub gently to remove dead skin, providing gentle exfoliation. To boost their scrubalicious powers, use your favorite face scrub or body sugar. Roll them up and tuck them in a basket in the guest room, very impressive!!
In the kitchen, they are a workhorse! Wipe up dirty faces (I have a 3 year old, so there's lots of those), scrub your dishes, clean your counters, *repeat*! Again the texture and durability of the cotton will get the job done. I have used mine with regular dish soap and natural cleaning products, and they hold up to lots of abuse. Around the house they can also be used for general cleaning and dusting.
In a pinch, I have also used them as a hot pad or trivet, to protect my harvest table and they have also been used to pull a tray full of cookies out of the oven. What can't these babies do?!
When you are done with your cloth, be sure to rinse them thoroughly and allow to dry between uses. When your cloth needs a cleaning itself, toss in the wash with mild detergent (it can go in the dryer too, on the lowest heat setting). Soon you'll have a fresh new cloth, ready to do all of your dirty work!
Click on the color you like to see it's listing: blue, mauve or tan.
If you've got to clean (either the kitchen or yourself), it may as well be FUN!! Enjoy!

Shopping Local


I recently sold two framed photographs to a local business. He is using them as a Silent Auction donation for one of his customers. I really love the idea of supporting local business and artisans wherever possible. Next time you are on Etsy, try the "Shop Local" feature to discover new talented artisans in your area. I have found lots of cool treasures this way!

Finished! And looking good!

Well it didn't take me long! I finished this dress within 24 hours of starting...I think that's a new record for me! I did a little bit of modification from the original pattern and added a side tie to create a small gather and another daisy to adorn it. Happy Birthday, my little Mouse!!


I am pretty happy with the finished product and will definitely be trying more garments in the future! I am so happy to have a niece to make this stuff for - I enjoyed making this so much!
Once I have gotten a little more practice under my belt, perhaps I'll sell some of these in my shop.
In the mean time I have added a couple of new baby blankets to my shop stock! I am gearing up for participating in the Georgina Studio Tour in the fall...so my hands will be busy over the summer! I'll blog more about the Tour later. So if you've got a moment, grab a coffee and swing by my shop to browse the newest additions!

Daisy Yoke Dress

I am trying something new! I have never made a "garment" before, generally sticking to less complicated and free form items.

I have never been one to read patterns very well, especially when they are complicated!! But I couldn't resist this time. I found a really cute summer dress that I am hoping to surprise my sweet niece with on her birthday! I have been working feverishly for the past day and have accomplished a lot so far.
Here's a peek of the early stages...


I am thinking it may be a little big for her now...but that's okay, she's growing fast! Depending how I make out with the finished product and if I can get her to model the dress for me, I'll post some photos!
(Hmmmm...those cute Daisies could become an inspiration for some very COOL scarves!!).

Custom Pendants available!



I love making these Scrabble tile pendants. Recently I have been making some for my own personal (and ever growing) collection. These are sayings that have kept me going through my treatments and now I am happy to wear them with pride!! I get asked about them all the time!


If you have a custom request...let me know! I can do ANYTHING you like...see my shop for some more examples. Or drop me a line on my Facebook fan page. Would be great for showers, brides-to-be, parties or extra special gifts! These need sufficient drying time, so please allow at least one week for custom orders!

doe Studio Facebook fan page - up and running!

Recently I have started up a doe Studio Facebook fan page. It's a great way to get your "friends" to see what you are up to, let all of your fans know what's new in the shop and a fantastic marketing tool. I learned about setting up a fan page in the forums of Etsy, where one Etsian shared how she noticed increased traffic AND sales in her shop as a result of the fan page.
I am always on the look out for blog "followers" and now, I am also looking for Facebook fans!! Click here to become a fan! It's fun, it's free and you'll enjoy the perks of membership!
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For all of you out there wondering HOW to set up a Facebook fan page, it's really easy. "To create a page for a celebrity, band or business, click here. " Now, you're there! Create your Fan Page, upload photos, update your status and invite your friends to join your fan Page. That will get the ball rolling! Hope this helps anyone looking to start a Facebook Fan page...it took me a while to figure out how to do it (despite it being SO easy!!!).

Back in Action

I have been back in the saddle the past couple of days, creating, taking pictures, listing items and updating my Facebook fan page! Click HERE to visit my Facebook fan page, once you are a fan, you'll receive updates from my shop, news and direct links to newly listed items.
Today let's look at some of the new items I have listed in my shop, including Scrabble Tile Pendants. Actually, the pendants are all currently located in my fundraising section, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society. Time is running out to support my efforts so click away folks! I am having lots of fun with these and have been dreaming up sayings that I like as well as using some purchased graphics and using my own photos!! The possibilities are endless. If you have a suggestion for a "saying" - please post a comment!!



Also, newly listed today a fantastic lariat scarf set - two scarves in one! Fun and unique and ready to ship! I bought this yarn from Wild Hare - a fellow Etsian!



GTD treatment update

A special thanks to everyone who has come by and read my story and supported my fundraising efforts.
My last treatment was on last a week ago Wednesday. I have been managing pretty well with only fatigue, loss of appetite and some thinning hair. After the last treatment, I noticed a red itchy welt on my arm just above the injection site. I checked in with my Primary nurse, and went down to have it looked at. The Dactinomycin (the chemo drug) had leaked out of my vein and burned my skin from the inside out. Crazy and scary at the same time. As a result of the leakage, I am scheduled to have a PICC line put in on Tuesday. A PICC line is a catheter that goes into a vein in your arm, with the tip resting in an artery close to your heart. This is a more effective way to deliver the chemo and can be used to collect blood samples as well (which I am still doing weekly). I am a bit scared about the PICC procedure but it's a small battle in the GTD war!
I am about 8 weeks into treatment and my nurse thinks that I may have up to 12 more weeks to go. Lets hope that the "magic juice" can do the trick and I can finish up sooner rather than later! We have been dealing with all of this since December and it's been a long 5 months. We are ready to move on and be done with it all. Check out my Molar Pregnancy post below for information on my fundraising efforts through my Etsy shop and also Relay for Life.
Thanks for coming by! Please feel free to leave comments!

My Molar Pregnancy...from conception to chemo

I’ll begin this post by saying that it’s been a long time since I have blogged about ANYTHING! Normally I wouldn’t use this blog to tell more personal stories, but in an effort to raise awareness and do some fundraising, I’ll make an exception. This is my journey, thus far, with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease.
Since the birth of our son, in 2005 my husband and I have been trying for another child with no success and numerous and complicated losses (which I won’t go into here – they are just as complicated as the story I am about to tell you!). Finally after having trouble and considering fertility treatments, we got the news that we were pregnant literally days after we moved to a wonderful new home. We were going to have a baby!! We were over the moon, and still at the same time a little cautious due to our previous experiences. Due to my medical history we were sent for early ultrasounds – at 6 and 8 weeks along. Due to the holidays I didn’t hear from the doctor with my results until January 5th.
It was a phone call I’d never forget. She said that she had scheduled me for an appointment over at the hospital the next morning – she suspected that I had a Molar Pregnancy. Up until that moment, I had never heard of it and had no idea what on earth that meant. I went to the hospital to have some more tests done. Another ultrasound and bloodwork confirmed that I had a complete molar pregnancy. They found a large, rapidly expanding growth and my hormone levels were over 500,000 (so high that they had to do a manual count). The doctor explained that instead of a baby, essentially there was a grape like tumor in my expanding uterus. One sperm fertilizes an empty egg, and begins to replicate with only male genes – no female genes. The body thinks you are pregnant, you have all the symptoms, some of which are amplified due to the fast growing invasive tumor. I had a D&C that afternoon to remove the mole.
After weeks of recovery and weekly bloodwork to follow up on my progress my doctor referred me to the oncology department at Sunnybrook. The tumor was persistent. At this point the molar pregnancy is considered a rare but highly curable cancer called Gestational Trophoblastic Disease. I became part of a clinical study to test the effectiveness of a second surgery to remove the tumor instead of proceeding directly to the alternative – chemotherapy.
The next day (Feb 19th), I had my second D&C. Again, I was to complete weekly bloodwork to measure the bHcg hormones to see if my levels were declining, meaning that the tumor is shrinking. The following week, I received a call that my numbers were negative! Success. I was elated. I still needed to do weekly bloodwork for the next 6 months to make sure there was no regrowth. The following week, still negative!
I went to my follow up appointment with the oncologist one month after my 2nd surgery. He came in with some very shocking news – the lab (an external one, not the one at the hospital) had been performing the WRONG blood test – my negative results were false. I ran over to have more blood drawn at their lab and went home. The next day, I got a call from my wonderful clinical nurse, Violet. Another call that I will never forget – I had to go back down to Sunnybrook for further tests (including another ultrasound and chest xray – to make sure it hadn’t spread). My hormone levels had doubled since the last surgery. I was to start chemotherapy the very next day. I will require at least 8 weeks of treatment (or until my levels reach negative, with one preventative treatment after that). I have since found out that the reason the surgeries were unsucessful - the tumour has migrated from my uterus into the muscle of my abdomen. Treatment will remain the same, so far!
My cancer is 100% curable – thank God, but the journey will be tough. Walking through the halls of the chemotherapy clinic really puts EVERYTHING in perspective. I am one of the lucky ones, and I will not take that fact for granted. It has been a very long 4 months with a long road ahead of us but I know we'll get through it!

For further information on Molar pregnancy, GTD and cancer support, please visit the following websites:

Molar Pregnancy

GTD

GTD

http://www.cancer.ca/

I have started a humble fundraising campaign through my Etsy shop, visit doeStudio and look for items marked FUNDRAISER. You can also sponsor my fundraising efforts by pledging me for the RELAY FOR LIFE benefits to the Canadian Cancer Society...click HERE for my personal page!

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact me at dawnemmett@yahoo.ca and I will do my best to answer you based on my experience. I am hoping that anyone that comes across this page will find some of the information helpful, as I found it really difficult to find resources in the early days of my online searching.