Monthly Archives: August 2011

How did you sleep last night (with a bra or without)?

Since I’m writing this in the 7 a.m. hour, I’m still yawning a bit…. I guess sometimes the coffee takes a minute to kick in! How did you sleep last night? The Frances bra is a comfortable choice for sleeping. … Continue reading

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After Breast Surgery: Adhesive Nipples

After breast surgery, your natural nipple may have been compromised. It may have been removed or left misshapen and for many women, this is yet another blow in losing a part of their femininity. After reconstruction many women may choose … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner… And Life Goes On

I heard some upsetting news recently about someone who has been (and still is) such a powerful voice for breast cancer advocacy, I feel compelled to share it with you. First, let me preface this by saying my introduction to … Continue reading

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Club Amoena 2011 Essay Contest

In case you missed it last week, we’ve launched our 2nd annual Club Amoena Essay Contest. We’re calling it What “Works” For Me, and would love for you to submit something! If you’ve ever wanted to get published, this could be your … Continue reading

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Eating well after breast cancer: Get your recipes here!

Since January 4, 2011, I’ve been actively watching what I eat in an attempt to not only lose excess poundage, but to get to my ideal weight and stay there. In the past two years I’ve managed to relinquish nearly … Continue reading

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