Cancer Be Glammed’s Top 5 Gifts for Mother’s Day

  “Life doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. Thank goodness for moms.” Moms hold a very special place in our hearts. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to step back from the hustle and bustle of daily life to focus on celebrating her. For moms coping with cancer this spring, this may require some extra... 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 »

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... Read More »