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Image: tumblr   In the past few years, much has been discussed about the link between paraben exposure and breast cancer. I have to be honest (as you know that I always am!) and admit that I didn’t pay much … Continue reading

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Image: Amazon.co.uk My friend’s daughter (5 years old) has a nightly ritual: every evening after dinner, she grabs a book and goes into the bathroom to do her business. I can’t begin to tell you how jealous I am of … Continue reading

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Soft Kiss

Image: Allure.com Wanna go on a guilt-free shopping spree for Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Accessorize your vanity with this pretty gold fretwork case, and fall in love with the sheer yet vivid pink lipstick that’s inside.  Twenty percent of proceeds … Continue reading

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Image: transplantfamilies.org A dear friend was on her way to a breast biopsy a few days ago and text’d me saying that she was scared because she didn’t know what to expect – and that no one had told her … Continue reading

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My friends at Breast Cancer Action coined the term pinkwashing as part of a “Think Before You Pink” campaign. Pinkwasher: (pink’-wah-sher) noun. A company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by promoting a pink ribbon product, but … Continue reading

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Radiation

Image: quazoo.com   The Shining Moment of radiation for me was that it was the LAST part of my treatment regimen. Yippeeee-do! Why did I have to have radiation, you ask? (Heaven knows I asked!) Let’s back up for a second. Please allow me … Continue reading

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Image: Stevetaboneblog.com In April 2008, I learned immediately how life changes instantaneously with the snap of a finger. My tranquil life was interrupted in an unexpected, indescribable way when I felt a piercing pain in my left breast. Suddenly, I … Continue reading

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Image: Medimoon.com I remember my first day of chemotherapy. WTF?  Did I really just write that?  Really?  Seems like yesterday and so surreal.  Two messages from friends kept going through my mind prior to my first chemo cocktail: You. Can. … Continue reading

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