Tag: recovery

How finding her lump at 27 helped her love her body

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 Anna Crollman, aka My Cancer Chic.  After being diagnosed at just 27, Ana… 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 »

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 »