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#ThrowbackThursday First Person: Defending My (Life) Style

It’s the bogeyman under every woman’s bed. You know, the one that surfaces when it’s time for your mammogram or when your doctor calls with test results. A few years ago, my bogeyman turned into stark reality, as he crawled out through the dust bunnies, pushing aside my daughter’s missing slipper and we squared off,... Read More »

Semi-Naked and Unafraid! Thank You AnaOno

Summer used to be my favorite time of the year. Once the thermometer rose to a steady 65, like a snake, I’d shed my winter skin. Off came the parka, fleece cap, and waterproof gloves to reveal the T-shirt, shorts, and bathing-suit wearing girl that I really am. In the winter of 2007, I was... Read More »

A Pinky Promise to #BeHealthiHer

I am sitting in the waiting room, scrolling through my phone, my anxiety rising. It is an hour after my appointment time and the doctor is running late. For a busy wife, mom, entrepreneur and cancer survivor, this is not good news. Thankfully, I am not here for the results of a cancer-related scan or... Read More »

5 Great Breast Cancer Blogs

Breast Cancer Blogs are a great source of information, support, and shared cancer experiences. Here are 5 of our favorite cancer recovery blogs and resources. What blogs do find helpful? Comment below!  Living Beyond Breast Cancer: LBBC aims to help people whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer by providing programs, services, and resources... Read More »

Ugly, Old Mastectomy Bras: Burn-Baby-Burn!

The bra burnings of the 1960’s were an act of rebellion by women to bring about cultural change. When I unceremoniously roasted my own mastectomy bras years ago, this was my purpose as well. While on a much smaller scale and through humor, I wanted to spark change in the cancer recovery world. Breast cancer... Read More »