Co-Founder Lisa Lurie’s favorite Chic Discoveries
The first sign of summer following my double mastectomy filled me with dread. As happy as I was to say goodbye to winter snow, the thought of mastectomy swimwear made my blood run cold. I had just gotten used to wearing a mastectomy bra and breast forms and now I had to confront a new […]read more
A doctor recently said to me, “I recommend yoga to my patients all the time; what is it?” Yoga classes have become popular and are offered at many exercise venues. “Yoga” can mean anything from a relaxing, spiritual movement and meditation experience led by a highly trained teacher to a physically demanding workout led by […]read more
One of the many challenging aspects of life after ostomy surgery is finding comfortable clothing to wear. For many of us, this is our first serious surgery and we are trying to adjust to life with an ostomy. Whether you weigh the same, lost weight, or gained weight, here are some tips that can get […]read more
Gift giving can be stressful at the best of times. Finding just the “right” gift can be even more challenging when shopping for someone recovering from cancer treatment or surgery. Fear not – here are ten thoughtful gift ideas that your special someone will enjoy and appreciate. Scarves: Beautiful, fashion scarves easily add color and […]read more
It’s an unhappy fact; "chemo brain" is real and it’s a pain. If you’re used to multi-tasking at work and home, and you’re the go-to person for upcoming events, activities and information, that may have to change. Chemotherapy is likely to impact your ability to recall everyday information and concentrate on specific tasks. Using planners […]read more
Winter is in full force and the thought of going outside sends chills down my spine. If I could, I would hibernate like a bear and wake up with the first warm breeze of spring. Sadly, since this is not an option, I try to dress for winter success. For me that means staying warm, […]read more
Co-founder of CBG and the one who put the “glam” in Cancer Be Glammed.