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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 »
Solstice Tea Set

Tea-rrific For Your Health

It’s a soothing pleasure…to relax with an aromatic, flavorful cup of tea. And here’s the great news.While you’re relaxing, your tea is hard at work. Studies have shown that tea might even help reduce the risk of certain cancers. Other benefits include: Improves cardiovascular health Protects the immune system Helps you gain a calmer yet... Read More »
Mom Jeans

It’s In Your Jeans

According to the style and fashion magazine website, WHOWHATWEAR.com, the mom jean is coming back. For many of us (sadly) the mom jean never left! The new mom jean features, "a loose, straight leg style that sits at your waist and comes in varying lengths." I have a confession to make, I like this trend.... Read More »
Diane Von Furstenberg

CBG’s Designer Favorites – Diane Von Furstenberg

One of the undisputed darlings of the fashion industry is a cancer survivor herself, Diane Von Furstenberg. Von Furstenberg’s mantra is, "Be the woman you want to be." That’s not always easy when it comes to coping with treatment side effects like weight gain or loss. But personal style like fashion is constantly being re-interpreted.... Read More »
Libre Clothing

Libre – Clever Chemo Clothing

"Necessity is the mother of invention" and this is certainly true in the world of cancer and recovery. Survivors are turning their own treatment challenges into companies designed to make the experience better for others. Libre is a company that makes life easier for patients undergoing transfusions. Their motto, " Freedom to be warm and... Read More »
Britta Aragon

When Cancer Hits

"Cancer will bring about a change, but the nature of the change is up to you."-Britta Aragon Cancer is hard at any age, but Britta Aragon was only 16 when she received her diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Disease. She emerged from treatment healthy, confident and lovely, but knew she was not the same person she was... Read More »