Tag Archives: Media

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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One Must Occupy It

  As a result of social media pressure, Kohl’s has finally reached out to METAvivor.  As they open a dialog we must continue to apply the pressure.  Continue tweeting because all of your tweets have an extensive reach.  Every tweet … Continue reading

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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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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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Lyrica

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Acne

There are perks to getting older.  You can do whatever you want: dress the way you want, stay up as late as you want, be whatever you want, or dip a wet spoon into the sugar bowl without your mother … Continue reading

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Prognosis

The first time I heard the word “prognosis” as part of this little breast cancer adventure was back in July when I was diagnosed.  80% was the magic number.  I had an 80% chance of survival.  I remember saying, “Can’t … Continue reading

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The Anchor (Part Two)

When I realized that knitting had become a life preserver throughout this breast cancer experience, I wondered if anyone else had given this any thought. I am known to over think even the smallest things and that often makes me … Continue reading

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Knitting Knockers

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Your Man Reminder: Part Deux

Just as I was down in the dumps about feeling not so great, Reth¿nk Breast Cancer released an upgrade to the Man Reminder.  Not feeling so bad now. Hey now.

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