Category Archives: Advocacy

Komen SHAME!

There’s no getting around the horse’s ass: Kohl’s and Susan G. Komen made a reprehensible move.  It’s the same old cause marketing shill that makes money for Kohl’s, employs another celebrity hack, and fills the coffers of Susan G. Komen … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

We all talk a lot about what cancer has done to our lives in one shape or another.  The pain, loss of employment, our body image, insurance, bankruptcy, self-esteem, and a hundred and one other negative impacts.  Some folks even … Continue reading

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Boycott

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A New Life of Accommodation

It has been a few months beyond a year that I started blogging. And to tell you the truth, it’s been a little difficult for me to get back into the swing after my latest hiatus. Blogging has been the … Continue reading

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Emergency Room

It has been awhile since I have posted.  I apologize for my silence; you can probably reason that it takes quite a bit to shut me up.  And you would be right.  But this paincation has been particularly brutal.  And … Continue reading

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The SCAR Project: VICTORY!

Some weeks ago, I initiated a Change.org petition to address what I thought were problems with Facebook’s policy regarding images of mastectomy.  A handful of images had been removed from The SCAR Project‘s page and the project’s founder, David Jay, … Continue reading

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Lupron

So as I was baring the upper left quadrant of my left butt cheek for the Lupron injection that would force me into mentalpause, I took a look at the clam shell packaging for the syringe and medication.  And there … Continue reading

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The SCAR Project: UPDATE

Overall, my meeting with Facebook to discuss my Change.org petition was really positive. Facebook’s representatives said they’re fully supportive of The SCAR Project and that they do allow mastectomy photos – but there’s clearly both internal and external confusion that’s … Continue reading

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The SCAR Project

I was benignly checking Twitter one day when I saw a tweet from Anne Marie Ginanni (Stupid Dumb Bread Cancer) that Facebook was taking down pictures from The Scar Project’s FB page.   A further tweet by David Jay, the … Continue reading

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Reality Check

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