Posts Tagged ‘breast’

Posing Nude After Breast Cancer. . . Would You Do It??

I came upon this story on MSNBC about a 49 year old UK woman who turned down Playboy 30 years earlier and recently posed nude after her mastectomy and reconstruction. She is wanting to raise awareness and give hope to other survivors. This got me to thinking about whether or not seeing another woman’s...
October 29th, 2009 | Blogs-contributors, Life After Cancer | Read More

Do You Think Before You Pink??

Pink has always been my favorite color ever since I was a little girl. My room was painted pink, I had pink bedding on my white canopy bed, and when I got older pink was my favorite choice for nail polish and lipstick. Little did I know that when I was in my thirties I would never look at that color...
October 12th, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

My Mammogram: A Photo Entry (And Twitter Feed)

So I had my annual booby-squashing this morning, and since I have recently become a Twitter addict (follow me @heidisa) I thought it would be funny to “live tweet” it, which basically means posting a running commentary to Twitter on the action. (It’s nothing compared to the Austin woman...
January 23rd, 2009 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Check out my video interview with ACS’s David Neff about My Planet!

David Neff is the interactive guy for the High Plains region of the American Cancer Society, based out of the corporate office here in Austin. Besides working hard to introduce social media to the ACS, he is an awesome and tireless supporter of all things non-profit. I met him when we were both on a...
December 17th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Radioactive, Rock & Roll, Radass Leela

CHECK OUT this video from our lovely Leela, showing exactly what it’s like to….well, be a radioactive thyroid cancer patient. Geiger counter and all. Is she a total rock star or what?! Original post: Radioactive, Rock & Roll, Radass Leela
December 3rd, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

I’M FURIOUS. Please read and lend your support to this soldier with leukemia!

I just finished reading the most offensive news article I have ever seen, courtesy of the San Antonio Express News. For those of you who don’t know, San Antonio, Texas, is home to Lackland Air Force Base, an enormous military installation where they train many new recruits. According to the article,...
November 24th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More