Breast cancer can dig up even old middle school insecurities about your body. Once diagnosed, breast cancer body image issues may sprout up overnight. That’s why we’re welcoming back Cathy Leman. You may remember
Trying to explain BRCA to your kids is not an easy challenge. Working through their anxieties for you, plus a natural fear of their own potential BRCA mutation, takes love and patience. We are so
After a shocking breast cancer diagnosis, a young Heidi Kelly turned to sewing to process things. Designing handbags became a sort of art therapy for cancer. What Heidi didn't realize is that she had just
Society likes to talk a lot about self-care: which often translates to a box of chocolates, a bubble bath, and perhaps a glass of wine. Our guest writer, Kim Fredrickson, however, takes the idea of
Diagnosed with breast cancer at 36, Gigi Pandian did not just sit back and focus on recovery (a valid choice that nobody would have judged). Instead, she chose her treatment time as her chance to
You’ve finished treatment and your doctor says you're hopefully cancer-free. You may find that things are a bit different. This doesn’t just refer to your outlook on life or the physical changes you went through.
Rebecca Pine was a young mom, just weaning her beautiful daughter, when she made the choice for a prophylactic mastectomy without reconstruction. It was a bold decision, but for Rebecca it was an empowering decision.
Not feeling so good during breast cancer? Sometimes it’s hard to recognize the person looking back in the mirror. Breast cancer treatments may rob you of your hair (eyelashes and eyebrows included), complexion, nails, and
When facing breast cancer, you need support--not more negativity. So what do you do when you're dealing with negative people during breast cancer? Negativity is an unfortunate fact of life when you're going through treatment for
If you haven't thought it yet, at some point in your breast cancer journey you're likely to come across the thought, “Isn't it enough that I'm alive?” Yes. You're alive! Absolutely, that's more than enough to celebrate. Every single