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 »
Glowing Skin Cream

Get Glow-ing! By Skin Care Expert: Britta Aragon

StyleList calls not taking enough care of our skin, “one of the worst beauty mistakes a woman can make during the winter.” Bitter cold days, indoor heat, and overly hot showers can damage and dry out skin. Damaged and dry, flaky, irritated skin is often already a problem for women undergoing radiation and chemotherapy. So... Read More »

Burn Your Mastectomy Bra for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Be’s Top Five Tips to Recover in Style PITTSBURGH, PA- October 24, 2012- In the next evolution of the women’s liberation movement, is encouraging women to take back their self-esteem and style. is declaring "Burn Your Mastectomy Bra Week" from October 24-31 to inspire women to take control of their recovery.... 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 »
Nowhere Hair

Must-Read: Nowhere Hair by Sue Glader

Explaining hair loss to a young child can be a challenge. It is often hard for children to understand that even though you look different on the outside, you are still the same mother they know and love on the inside. The book, Nowhere Hair, by cancer survivor Sue Glader can help get that conversation... Read More »
Happy Birthday Lisa

Happy Birthday To Me

Today is my birthday. In the midst of finals, school picnics, graduations, camp shopping, intense (and often loud) summer family planning, June 24th only becomes real to me as the camp bus filled with my kids (and way too much luggage) turns and fades out of sight. June is not only the anniversary of my... Read More »