Archive for the ‘4women.com’ Category

“Loving Our Bald Selves!”

“If we can face life challenges feeling good about ourselves, we can often meet those challenges with more clarity, more determination, and more understanding. At no time is such love of self more important than when fighting cancer. Yet many women find their love of self becomes compromised by the...
February 6th, 2010 | 4women.com, Cancer Blogs | Read More

4women.com joins the relief effort in Haiti.

by – Susan M. Beausang.  The world is stunned by the devastation and suffering brought about by the earthquake in Haiti.  Like most people I know, I very much want to do something, anything, to help Haiti. While the suffering of the Haitian people is beyond heartbreaking, the surge of worldwide...
January 25th, 2010 | 4women.com, Global, News | Read More

Holiday Gratitude

As 2009’s ‘Season of Cheer ‘ arrives on the heels of a year that has brought so much hardship to so many people, I admit that I have been struggling to get into a holiday frame of mind.   I once heard a piece of advice that I never forgot – that the best cure for boosting your spirits is...
January 4th, 2010 | 4women.com | Read More

Scarf it Up for Women’s Cancers

The beat was bumping, the fashions were flaunted and the scarves were stylin’ on October 4th at TPC Perstancia in Sarasota, Florida. Our event, Scarf it Up for Women’s Cancer, was a huge success! The night began with some enjoyable mingling over cocktails and scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and allowed...
October 25th, 2009 | 4women.com | Read More

Bye~Bye Brows

We bald beauties simply have no control over the loss of our precious hair follicles, especially the ones that are overtly noticeable, such as our eyebrows.  It is something we have come to deal with and accept as an inevitable part of medical hair loss.  We have creatively learned to apply makeup...
September 14th, 2009 | 4women.com, Cancer Blogs | Read More

September is National Alopecia Areata Awareness Month!

In honor of Alopecia awareness month I would like to share this story that was sent to me by a woman who is living with Alopecia. “BECAUSE THE MIRROR IS WATCHING”  by Terese The body betrays.  One day, a normal life is flipped upside down by the most innocuous of things – a mirror. Beginning...
August 31st, 2009 | 4women.com | Read More

4Women Giving Back!

What do 4women.com and 4 “not very fit, crazy women in their 40’s” who are planning to climb Mount Kilimanjaro have in common? All are the creative outcomes of women touched by breast cancer, who as a result of their experiences want to do something on behalf of other women.  Meet “Team Attitude...
August 17th, 2009 | 4women.com | Read More

Scarf it Up for Women’s Cancer!

Cancer should not define us! My message to women who have lost their hair due to medical hair loss is: Just because you have lost your hair does not mean you have to loose your sense of style. On October 4th, 4Women and Kelietza are joining forces in an effort to bring this message to women living with...
August 9th, 2009 | 4women.com | Read More

Bald Kentucky Memories

Amy Robach of the Today Show did a special on an group called “Bald Girls do Lunch,” which is an organization committed to improving the quality of life for women and girls who are living with alopecia areata.  BGDL unites women in a social setting (dinner or lunch) where they can meet and exchange...
August 1st, 2009 | 4women.com | Read More

Eyes in the Back of my Head

My Alopecia saga continues! Seven years ago, I lost my hair to Alopecia Universalis. Last year, my hair follicles began to sprout as if waking up from an altered state! My hair emotions have taken many twists and turns over the past year but now I’m settled into just plain resignation. I’m resigned...
July 12th, 2009 | 4women.com, Uncategorized | Read More