Did you know that one in eight women will battle breast cancer? I’d venture to say that every person reading this has had their life touched by it. I’ve lost a grandma to it, a mother-in-law, and this year, nearly a friend. Isn’t it time we took down this killer for good? Your life—or your sister’s, … More 3 Things You Can Do TODAY to Fight Breast Cancer
I hate breast cancer. Granted, most would say they don’t like it, but let me be clear: I LOATHE it. I hate what it does to people. I hate what it does to the people who love those people. I hate that it’s taken so many lives not yet fully lived. But most of all, I hate that … More Breast Cancer Awareness
We talk a lot about what we did and what happened to us at the close of a year. But what about what we’ve learned? As I step into 2013, I take with me the lessons I gleaned from 2012. Included below is my personal list of 12 for ’12. But I’m curious: How would you complete … More 2012
Well, I’m headed off for another follow-up mammogram this morning. The timing would be almost laughable, if it weren’t so emotionally straining. “Uncomfortable,” I’ve heard mammograms called. Physically: no. Emotionally: certainly. If you have one coming up or are putting it off due to fear (emotional or physical), please read what I learned from my … More Mammogram, Take 3
Let’s say you’re waiting for your mammogram results, and you get a callback. What next? First, stay calm. I got the dreaded callback, too.
Over the course of my life, the way I’ve thought about my boobs has changed. When I was a kid, I thought of them as weird. (Barbie didn’t have nipples, so why did I?) When I was a teen, I thought of them as useful. When I was in my 20s, I thought of them … More 10 Things I Learned About Mammograms