Tag Archives: Komen

Trust

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

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Chronic Illness

When the Death Star was under construction and then, once completed, sent out Tai Fighters to establish satellite stations, I was busy moving on with my life.  Very busy.  Work swallowed me whole–and I welcomed it.  I was no victim, … Continue reading

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Language

Language shapes our reality.  Whether spoken with proper enunciation and grammar or bent and twisted in the neighborhoods, it shapes who we are and how we see the world.  Do you have an abortion or do you have your pregnancy … Continue reading

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Sew, I Was Wondering . . .

Back in the 1980s (1981 or 1982) I was watching The Phil Donahue Show with the topic of the day the disease AIDS.  It was the first time I heard of the disease and recall being shocked that, one, it … 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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Rate Your Pinktober Experience

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Devil’s Advocate: Hooters Edition

As you know, I’m no fan of the pink.  Before I got cancer I never thought about it.  Didn’t care.  Pink ribbons.  Whatever.  Wanna  buy a pink fanny pack and support breast cancer awareness?  Mmmno.  That all changed when I … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Pink

Yesterday on the Monday evening #bcsm TweetChat, the hashtag started to morph from “breast cancer social media” to “breast cancer sadomasochism.”  I like them; it’s a frenetic pace, but with good ideas and thoughts moving back and forth.   They’re run … Continue reading

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Lemmings

I was on a FB product page today wherein a pink Cuisineart cookie maker was being advertised.  The description of the product began with a little breast cancer awareness note: “Breastfeeding decreases a women’s risk of getting premenopausal breast cancer. … Continue reading

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