Body Rolls and Muffin Tops: Cancer Weight Gain

For some types of cancer, surgery and treatment can cause weight gain. Certain chemotherapy drugs, surgically-induced menopause, and hormone therapy are a few of the reasons that scale needle starts trending upward. During my treatment for breast cancer, I gained fifteen pounds from chemotherapy. A few more, after I had my ovaries removed and I […]

Cancer Be Glammed Holiday: Survivor Inspired Gifts

Holiday gift giving is challenging at the best of times. Finding a gift for that special someone who is undergoing cancer treatment can be even harder. Yes, there are the usual beloved-yet-obvious choices: a great scarf, eye-catching jewelry, or an e-companion. This year though, let Cancer Be Glammed help you think outside of the box. […]

The Diamond Declaration

Diamonds – I’ve always loved them. Don’t get me wrong, but I used to be a gold girl, too. When I was a young girl, I wore my “s” chains and gold studs, eventually graduating to tiny small gold hoops and then to gold dangly chain loops. I always thought that diamonds were for the […]

Wrapped In Love

Wrapped in Love was inspired by my mom when she was in the hospital before she passed away.  It was Christmas Eve and she said she didn’t want to have any more visitors as she felt she looked too bad in her state of illness.  I felt helpless.  I decided to go home and make […]

Breaking Bald: Caring For Chemo Hair Loss

Chemotherapy related hair loss is shocking. While some women feel better taking control and shave hair off pre-treatment, others prefer to let it fall out naturally. Either way for most women, being bald is a new experience. When my hair fell-out, I took my despair and frustration out on my cluttered shower. Into the trash […]