Category Archives: Breast Cancer Survivors

Blessings in Disguise

It is so easy to dwell on what cancer has taken from me. But I work hard to see the blessings that have come from it. And they continue to pour down like rain. Amoena is one of those blessings … Continue reading

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The Equation for a Good Night’s Rest

No doubt about it, sleep is important. Getting a good night’s rest became even more important to me after my cancer diagnosis. Yes, it was important because my body was fatigued and tired more often than not. But, as I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Contest! #missionstrength

A lot of companies and media outlets are about to start focusing on breast cancer survivors and their inspiring stories. Amoena has been focused on you for nearly 40 years, and we want to share your stories of strength all … Continue reading

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9.12.01

Editor’s note: Contributor Marcia Butler shares an illuminating perspective in this personal essay, connecting us in another way as we remember September 11, 2001.   One day in the early 1970s, a friend and I played hooky from college classes … Continue reading

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Everything is Going Swimmingly

Here is something to remember: Things change. Perhaps I don’t have to remind anyone reading this blog that change is a part of being alive, but every now and then, I have to remind myself. For the past several years, … Continue reading

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When Survivors Unite

There’s an unseen power that can be felt when survivors come together to support each other. It’s an energy that is heartfelt and has the ability to create instant friendships full of life and laughter. When I first met Carletta … Continue reading

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Amoena’s Behind the Scenes video, 2014 edition

We can’t get enough of our Mission Strength ambassadors’ photo shoot, and the behind the scenes. It is simply not possible to watch this too many times. So happy and inspiring. Enjoy and share.

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Inside Out

Tomorrow marks my first day back at my regular day job after nine weeks off work. There is a vulnerable and tentative part of me that feels I may be jumping the gun by heading back so soon. The part … Continue reading

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Video: Amoena Breast Care Products

We’re excited to share this new video with you. It talks about the needs of a woman who’s had breast surgery — from just after her surgery through the time when she finds her “new normal.” It’s so important that … Continue reading

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Before and After

When reading recently about the three amazing young women who have been chosen as Amoena’s Ambassadors, I was particularly moved by the news they will each receive a make-over as part of the experience. After the ordeals of dealing with … Continue reading

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