Tag: breast cancer

Sun Safety for Survivors: 6 Ways to Keep the Sun Fun This Summer

Happy Summer Solstice!  It’s officially summertime and that means beach and pool time! All that fun in the sun could lead to some other stuff, like tan lines or even sun burns. Sun exposure is a very real issue – it is the primary cause of skin cancer. While everyone is at risk for skin… 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 »

Heal Through Love: Join Us For KAB’s Survivor Retreat!

Join us! Keep A Breast’s Survivor Retreat October 27th – 30th, 2017 Playa Viva, Juluchuca, Mexico The Keep A Breast Foundation (KAB) with a mission to empower young people around the word with breast health education and support, has created a retreat to heal, rejuvenate, and explore the power of self-care. Breast cancer survivors will have… 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 »