Author Archives: Dianne

Do We Have to be PC When it Comes to BC?

I read a piece recently where a woman was talking about how insensitive an ad for reconstruction was because it alluded to making the woman whole again by building her a new breast. Every woman I’ve talked to, whether she’s had breast cancer … 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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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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Until We Find a Cure for Breast Cancer… Let Them Eat Sour Grapes

I can’t tell you how many people asked me recently if I’d spent time with the royals. Seriously! Of course, they weren’t serious in their query, because it’s pretty much a certainty I don’t run in that crowd. However, I … Continue reading

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Taking a Swing at Breast Cancer

I stumbled upon a You Tube posting last week that really took me back, or maybe that’s back and forth! A young man by the name of Jeff Waldman is attempting to change the world for the better one swing at a … Continue reading

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Whether We’re In Treatment or Finished with Chemo, We Still Have a Lot on Our Plate!

What is your biggest issue when it comes to trying to stay healthy after a breast cancer diagnosis? For me, it’s finding ways to lose unhealthy weight while making sure I’m choosing healthy foods. I’ve discovered over the past couple … Continue reading

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Talk Amongst Yourselves

I saw a TV show recently where the hostess was asking the person she was interviewing what she would say if she could go back in time and give her younger self a pep talk. The idea being that we all … Continue reading

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Life Affirming Life Sentences

Hard to believe it’s been over 15 years since my original breast cancer diagnosis. I distinctly remember thinking it was a death sentence. Over the years I’ve come to realize it’s actually more of a life sentence. And that’s not a … Continue reading

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