Posts Tagged ‘Breast Cancer’

Pink Nausea Hits Fast Food Market . . . KFC Teams Up With Komen To Save Some Boobs

When I heard about Buckets for the Cure it turned my stomach much like fast food fried chicken would. What kind of a toxic combo is this anyway? Ummmm…..yes lets encourage people to consume fried chicken that is unhealthy in order to donate 50 cents to Komen and fight a disease linked to poor nutrition....
April 13th, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Rescheduling My Annual Mammo. . . Why Does It Feel Like I Committed a Crime?

As 2009 drew to a close my boob started to hurt. It happens like clockwork each year as my annual mammo draws near. It was scheduled for March 2. That and a followup visit with my breast surgeon. In an effort to put myself first and explore new creative interests I came upon a flyer for a painting class...
April 9th, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Vitamins Increasing Breast Cancer Risk . . . What’s Up With That?

It can be dizzying trying to follow all the different studies regarding breast cancer. Like some of you I want to do all I can to prevent this horrible disease or at the very least reduce my risk factors. So I was a tad alarmed when I read about a recent study that came out about vitamins increasing...
April 3rd, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Avoiding Breast Cancer With Lifestyle Choices. . . Is It Really That Simple??

A new study was recently released about decreasing the incidence of breast cancer with changes in lifestyle specifically exercise and diet. If women lost weight and just exercised more they could decrease their chances of getting breast cancer. It cites that “25-30 percent of breast cancers could...
March 26th, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Review: BreastCancer.org

Review:  BreastCancer.org
The Breast Cancer website at breastcancer.org is an excellent resource for women. It is dedicated to providing reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Their mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast...
March 2nd, 2010 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites | Read More

“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

Soy. . . Does It Make A Body Good??

After my treatment for breast cancer I began to really look at what I was eating. And in the process made significant changes to my diet. In my quest for healthier foods I became interested in soy. I had never eaten soy before, no edamame or tofu, but I was willing to try. I had always heard that...
December 9th, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Secretly Wishing For Breast Cancer??

This picture is from Post Secret. I cannot express how angry it makes me. As a breast cancer survivor I am especially appalled that any normal healthy person would ever wish for a disease that is killing young women! Breast cancer is NOT the way to get skinny and get a boob job!! How about trying...
October 25th, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Review: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Review: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is an organization that promotes breast cancer awareness, shares information on the disease, and provides greater access to screening services. NBCAM is a partnership of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government...
October 25th, 2009 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites, Featured Article | 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