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lymphedema treatment act

Caring for the Skin You’re In: Cancer, Cellulitis and The Lymphedema Treatment Act

Right now, I’m sitting in the heat, with this hot computer on my lap, and every fan in the house aimed at me while I try to type with just my left hand. My right hand is out of commission and elevated on a pile of pillows. This scenario is not conducive to getting much …

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Tour de Pink 2014

YSC, the Tour de Pink, and #GivingTuesday

A couple months ago, after a Tour de Pink training ride, my friend and fellow cancer survivor, Karen Lawson, posted a selfie on Facebook, and wrote, “Love these legs and the 57 HILLY miles they just carried me up.” I was surprised when my eyes welled up at reading her post. In the nearly 5 …

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Party with a Purpose

Party with a Purpose – benefiting pediatric cancer research

Cupcakes and wine and a party with a purpose… this looks like fun. The issue of cancer is near to my heart. It was so terribly difficult for me to get through, I can’t imagine what it would be like for a child.  Party with a Purpose takes aim at childhood cancer. This family friendly …

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ovarian cancer awareness

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

I’m still mulling recipe ideas for the O Foods Contest, but in the meantime, I’ll go ahead and post this notice to spread the word. CONTEST RULES O Foods Contest for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and for the second year in a row, Sara of Ms Adventures in Italy …

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Here or There, as long as the deed gets done

A part of me is so jealous of my friends who have flown, driven, biked, ran, crawled, whatever it took to get to Washington D.C.   But then I think about how cold it is there, and I’ll be here in my jammies, eating breakfast, snuggled in a giant comforter, and able to run to my …

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