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FACES OF INSPIRATION Faces of Inspi­ra­tion fea­tures breast can­cer sto­ries from the newly diag­nosed, sur­vivors and care­givers. Each con­trib­u­tor has opened their heart to give a mere glimpse of their breast can­cer jour­ney. The inclu­sion of the con­trib­u­tors’ pho­tographs bring each story to life. As you read this book, be reminded of the resiliency of […]

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Kisses and Much More

Kisses and Much More

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Chris­tine Horner, MD Per­haps one of your favorite activ­i­ties is putting up the mistle­toe dur­ing the Hol­i­days and get­ting a spe­cial some­one to give you a kiss. But did you know that mistle­toe can also help you if you have breast can­cer? Yes—kisses really do help you to heal, but mistle­toe offers much more. […]

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Financial Wellness After Breast Cancer

Financial Wellness After Breast Cancer

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Bev­erly Vote God wants us to pros­per finan­cially, to have plenty of money, to ful­fill the des­tiny He has laid out for us.  — Joel Osteen, Joel Osteen Min­istries Being diag­nosed with breast can­cer can have dev­as­tat­ing effect in all areas of our life, phys­i­cal, per­sonal, emo­tional – and finan­cial. Many of us never talk […]

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The Thriving Caregiver

The Thriving Caregiver

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Tam­bre Leighn MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Paula Hol­land De Long ACC, CPCC, and Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld ACC, CPC, ELI-MP Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.  — Theodore Roo­sevelt Spouse, sig­nif­i­cant other, child, rel­a­tive or friend, when some­one you love hears the words, “you have breast can­cer,” you are unexpectedly […]

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Claim Your Blessings

Claim Your Blessings

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Maimah Karmo “I don’t want the world to see me, ‘cause I don’t think they’d under­stand. When everything’s made to be bro­ken, I just want you to know who I am.“ — Goo Goo Dolls, “Iris” Scream­ing in silence, I felt my world col­lapse around me when I heard those four words, “you have […]

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Lymphatic Care After Breast Surgery

Lymphatic Care After Breast Surgery

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

ADVERTORIAL — “When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is eas­ier.” — Diane Von Fursten­berg Our lym­phatic sys­tem helps to fight dis­eases by fil­ter­ing tox­ins and bac­te­ria out of our body.  It also sup­ports and empow­ers our immune sys­tem. Main­tain­ing a health­ier immune sys­tem is very impor­tant for the body to resist infections, […]

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Hot ‘n’ Healthy Cup of Cocoa

Hot ‘n’ Healthy Cup of Cocoa

| February 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

For cen­turies, hot cocoa has been a com­fort­ing drink, great for rainy days, sip­ping after mak­ing the best snow­man on your street, shar­ing with friends and fam­ily or enjoy­ing in soli­tude. Cocoa con­tains less fat than most hot choco­lates and is high in antiox­i­dants. 1 cup milk (nut milk or organic unprocessed milk) 1 1/2 […]

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Your Shelvic Exam

Your Shelvic Exam

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

What a healthy and nutri­tiously stocked kitchen looks like by David Grotto, RD, LDN, author of The Best Things You Can Eat True health care reform can­not hap­pen in Wash­ing­ton. It has to hap­pen in our kitchens, in our homes, and in our com­mu­ni­ties. All health care is per­sonal. — Mehmet Oz M.D. After years of being a […]

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Ann Fonfa, Activist

Ann Fonfa, Activist

| February 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Ann Fonfa “I was braver than I knew.” I was diag­nosed with inva­sive lob­u­lar car­ci­noma of the left breast after find­ing a lump in Jan­u­ary 1993 while doing my breast self exam. Because I have extreme mul­ti­ple chem­i­cal sen­si­tiv­ity, I didn’t take chemother­apy, and I chose not to do radi­a­tion or hor­monal treat­ments. I had recurrences […]

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Young Thrivers!

Young Thrivers!

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Heather Jose and Christy James What if we did can­cer dif­fer­ently? It is not inevitable that can­cer must equal sad­ness, sick­ness, grief and pain. They will be a part of it, no doubt. A diag­no­sis does not mean that the doc­tor is in charge and there is noth­ing you can do. There are many […]

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