Sleepmaster Sleep Mask

Sleep Enhancers

Research shows that women with cancer are more restless at night and the body’s basic circadian rhythms that control our sleepiness and wakefulness aren’t different enough, meaning you can often feel a little asleep and a little awake. Here are some techniques that may help battle this inner confusion. Warm Bath – A warm bath... Read More »
All Natural Deodorant

What All-Natural Deodorants Are Available?

It’s time to dig into the “Ask Ellen and Lisa” mailbag and answer a question we have received many emails about – all natural deodorants. For many years the debate has raged over whether aluminum in antiperspirant is safe, particularly for women fighting estrogen positive breast cancer. That’s a complicated question we can’t answer but... Read More »
Wicking Pajamas

Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Sweet (Not Sweat) Dreams

"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never cared for pie."– Tenneva Jordan Generous. Kind. Patient. Loving. These are some of the attributes we think of when we hear the word mom. As a mother of two, I hope my children would... Read More »
Sports Bra

Sports Bra Specifics – Mastectomy Style

Spring is in the air and it will soon be time to pack-up your heavy coat and head outdoors in comfy yoga pants, a tee-shirt and hoodie and a mastectomy sports bra. Yes, I did say the word sports bra. Even though fatigue from chemotherapy and radiation can be overwhelming, an important part of recovery... Read More »
Wicking

Chemotherapy or Menopause making you feel wick-ed?

Hot-cold-hot-cold, the scourge of menopause (or as we say, chemo-pause) can turn your night into a nightmare. Trying to deal with your raging internal thermostat is exhausting. Here’s a fabric/clothing tip that will help you keep your cool. It’s called wicking wear. Clothes made with wicking wear fabrics draw moisture away from your skin and... Read More »