2015 October Breast Cancer Events

By Muriel the Editor
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October 01, 2015

  ONCOLOGY MASSAGE THERAPY: TREATMENT AND BENEFITS Tuesday, October 6, 7-8 p.m. Baptist Health Resource Center 8950 North Kendall Dr., Medical Arts Building, Suite 105 Speaker: Josephine (Josie) Galasso, LMT # MA29759 massage therapy coordinator Oncology massage helps improve quality of life. Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep and immune function, as well as relief from […]

The ABCs of a Breast Cancer Warrior

By Miriam | Guest Blogger
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October 01, 2015

Accept your diagnosis. Believe in your recovery. Count your blessings. Devote yourself to positive thinking. Educate yourself about your illness. Forgive your body for betraying you. Give of your time and talents. Help others when you can. Immerse yourself in positive affirmations. Judge not lest ye be judged. Keep all medical appointments. Love life, and […]

Summer, Pink and Chemo

By Muriel the Editor
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June 23, 2015

There’s a lot happening today.  Summer has officially begun — it’s National Pink Day and, if I look back, today was my last day of chemo.  With all that said, especially the last part, today is a very monumental day for sure. Does summer and pink have anything in common? Of course they do – […]

Cancer Survivors Return to Living

By Bethany / Guest Blogger
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June 01, 2015

On the first Sunday of every June – this year, June 7 – people of all ages, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, who have endured a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows, understand the significance of Cancer Survivors Day. Their lives, once filled with normal routines, quickly shifted to regular doctor and treatment appointments, and […]

Breast Cancer’s Pink Slip

By Miriam | Guest Blogger
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May 08, 2015

Dating as far back as 1910, the term “pink slip” has been synonymous with the termination of employment. Many business forms and applications are made in triplicate: white, yellow and pink. The unfortunate employee about to be fired or laid off would receive the third or “pink” copy, which would indicate the immediate severance of […]

Prepare to be Inspired

By Kitty / Guest blogger
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March 13, 2015

Robbie Kaplan remembers the day she first learned about Relay for Life of East Kendall. Waiting for test results in her doctor’s office eight years ago, she noticed luminaria bags and candles being sold to support the American Cancer Society (ACS), and for use in a Relay ceremony for survivors and those lost to cancer. […]

Love

By Mary / Guest Blogger
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February 11, 2015

What better time than Valentine’s Day to reflect on love? I say, with no hint of exaggeration, that breast cancer changed everything about me. It changed the way I look, feel, act, think, pray and love. When I was newly diagnosed, I experienced fear as I’d never known it. There were so many layers to […]

Cancer Survivor’s Reality Check

By Muriel the Editor
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January 16, 2015

This month marks my seventh anniversary as a cancer survivor and as the time goes by, I begin to forget that I’m actually a cancer survivor. I have a few reminders: I wear a lymphedema sleeve; I take Femara, (an aromatase inhibitor), and I probably will take that medication for the rest of my life. […]

Make Your 2015 Bucket List Instead of Resolutions

By Karen / Guest Blogger
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December 31, 2014

  We are in the midst of the holiday season, and it’s the perfect time to reflect, give thanks and understand the true blessings that we have every day. Two yeas ago, I was diagnosed with a very aggressive type of breast cancer.  As I went through the holidays of 2012 post surgery and prepared […]

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