CBG Blog

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.... Read More »

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... Read More »
Lisa & Ellen

Cancer’s Collateral Kindness

The military refers to collateral damage as the impact that occurs to more than just the initial target. Very often we hear about collateral damage resulting from the after effects of acts of nature like Hurricane Katrina. Four years ago I experienced my own personal tsunami with the passing of my dear friend and Co-founder... Read More »

Fall Trends For Recovering Fashionistas

Fall is here. Even as I admire the beautiful leaves, inhale the crisp delicious air, and enjoy a walk with my dog Sam—I am cold! The kind of any minute my nose might start to run-type of cold. I am not ready to breakdown and breakout my winter clothes yet, but I have to concede... Read More »
Beating Chemo Brain

Tips To Outsmart “Chemo Brain”

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 »
South African Adventure

HERE & NOW LIST – South African Adventure (Item #3)

I have never been a fan of the term “bucket list.” I began to like it even less when I was staring down my cancer diagnosis. During the long days of treatment though, at times it was impossible not to think about what you wished you had done before cancer reared its ugly head. My... Read More »