Category: This is My Story

Her new boyfriend found her lump and it changed how she treats her body, relationships, and life forever

This year, we had the opportunity to partner with True&Co on their True Body Front Closure + Bra which was inspired by and designed specifically with survivors in mind. Through this partnership, we have been able to speak and connect with some truly incredible survivors, like Ash Armstrong, aka Breast Cancer Yogi.  Armstrong describes herself as “kicking cancer’s ass,… Read more »

Get to know Breast “Cancer-Warrior” Ericka Hart

This year, we had the opportunity to partner with True&Co on their True Body Front Closure + Bra which was inspired by and designed specifically with survivors in mind. Through this partnership, we also got to speak with Ericka Hart.  We’ve been fans of Ericka Hart for a long time. She is a super badass… Read more »

How Claire Petretti Marti, of Ocean Soul Yoga, Found Empowerment Through Breast Cancer

    5 QUESTIONS FOR CLAIRE What’s the biggest lesson you learned from beating cancer? I learned how to accept love and support. I’ve always been independent, always taken care of myself, and always prided myself on keeping it together. Well, I got to the point where I couldn’t keep it together, where I couldn’t… Read more »

Ten Years Cured: Some Things I Know

PHOTO CREDIT: Vanessa Bieler To mark my 10 year anniversary of being cured of breast cancer, Shaney Jo of Keep A Breast Foundation and Non Toxic Revolution asked me to put on paper 10 things that have come into focus. Any experience can be a teacher and disease certainly provided that opportunity for me. No pink ribbons… Read more »

The Illuminating Moment When I Finally Knew How To Decorate My Breast Cast

Photograph by © Miana Jun While preparing for my second mastectomy, I wanted to do something different to help with the emotional transition of losing my breast. This was to be a prophylactic surgery—I carry the BRCA-1 gene—and unlike my previous mastectomy, I had the gift of additional time to prepare for this loss. I was… Read more »

Has Cancer Made Me Boring?

Lindsay is a friend of KAB, who found a lump in her own breast at age 33. She was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, ER+, PR+, and HER2+ breast cancer on October 11, 2016. Follow her blog about her story, Lindsay Caught the Cancer exclusively on the KAB Blog. If you’d like to support her, you… Read more »

Chemo, the Internet’s Double Edged Sword, and How Bravery can be as Simple as a Puzzle

Lindsay is a friend of KAB, who found a lump in her own breast at age 33. She was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, ER+, PR+, and HER2+ breast cancer on October 11, 2016. Follow her blog about her story, Lindsay Caught the Cancer exclusively on the KAB Blog. If you’d like to support her, you… Read more »

Hair Loss, Sex and the City Style

Lindsay is a friend of KAB, who found a lump in her own breast at age 33. She was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, ER+, PR+, and HER2+ breast cancer on October 11, 2016. Follow her blog about her story, Lindsay Caught the Cancer exclusively on the KAB Blog. If you’d like to support her, you… Read more »

My Perfect Life and Now – How Cancer Changes Perspective

Lindsay is a friend of KAB, who found a lump in her own breast at age 33. She was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, ER+, PR+, and HER2+ breast cancer on October 11, 2016. Follow her blog about her story, Lindsay Caught the Cancer exclusively on the KAB Blog. If you’d like to support her, you… Read more »