Tag Archives: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

STFU

So I’ve been attempting to write post after post after post, inevitably trashing them all. I tried one on depression, one on anxiety, one on pink. Whatever I tried it just never worked. And I have to say that through … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Joan Lunden

I want to thank Joan Lunden and the people of TODAY of putting the spotlight, however brief, on metastatic breast cancer–the one that no one talks about.  A link to the TODAY spot is below. http://www.joanlunden.com/category/35-breast-cancer/item/453-today-show-pinkpower-day-3 Dear Ms. Lunden, You are … Continue reading

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Boycott

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I Am . . .

The last in a series of memes honoring Nancy G. Brinkerâ„¢ (unless she makes more headlines).

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Trust

Continuing my deep affection for the Komen organization with another meme.

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64%

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Inside a Roll of Toilet Paper

This evening I spent an hour smooshed into a toilet paper roll as a fire engine, three jackhammers, and a shotgun popped off multiple rounds around my person.  Or, as it is known in laymen terms, I had an MRI. … Continue reading

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Inside Americas: The Pink Ribbon

A great piece from Al Jazeera on pink fundraising.  What I like about this program is not so much the information, but the way it showcases–not intentionally–the debate within the breast cancer community and among organizations. This is a big … Continue reading

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I Stand for Standing

Enjoy this South Park episode about our fascination with wearing our causes on our sleeves, our arms, and our t-shirts! It is a fitting way to look back on the Pinktober and Livestrong madness. Click on the image below to … Continue reading

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Rate Your Pinktober Experience

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