Category Archives: Breast Cancer Survivors

Post-breast cancer fashion sense?

A little wise-cracking goes… too far! Okay, while I was all busy dealing with breast cancer, I guess I lost my fabulous fashionista flair! And that, as they say, ain’t pretty. To make matters even worse, I didn’t even realize … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is almost here. What will you do?

Earlier this summer, my husband and I took an international trip out of our hometown airport in Atlanta on our hometown airline, Delta. While we were sitting at the gate waiting to board, my husband asked me to look out … Continue reading

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Going 4th: Navigating life beyond breast cancer

As I write this, I’m preparing for a trip to New York City to spend a few days with a childhood friend. She has had the good fortune to sublet an apartment in Brooklyn Heights for a couple of months, … Continue reading

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Our Best to Brenda: Amoena Senior Customer Care Rep

This past Tuesday night, “Amoena Nation” gathered at a special dinner here in metro Atlanta. Our purpose was to celebrate and spend some time together, but we also had important business to attend to: Honoring one of our longtime customer … Continue reading

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Mothers and Breast Cancer: A Courageous Journey

Yes, there is an official day to celebrate mothers, but we really celebrate mothers every day. We have mothers, we know mothers, we are mothers. (Well, sort of. I am no one’s biological mother, but I am mom to my … Continue reading

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Wearing Amoena Contact breast forms: My story

Andrea Coomans, Amoena’s Regional Manager, West, is a 20-year breast cancer survivor and a busy mom. In this guest post, she tells it like it is – and tells why she loves her Amoena Contact breast form. Busy, busy, busy, … Continue reading

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A Change in Perspective: My Amoena World View

  Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Amoena corporate headquarters in Germany. About 40 minutes south east of Munich, in a little village called Raubling, you can find the quaint corporate office bordered by farmland and the … Continue reading

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Buy a Valletta, Donate to Cancer Schmancer

Television and movie star Fran Drescher was unforgettable in her most famous role as “The Nanny.” …Want to know something funny? She was told early in her career that she’d never make it in “the biz” unless she lost her thick … Continue reading

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Charities we love: Row4ROW and Girls Love Mail

The world is just full of wonderful grassroots organizations, especially the ones that educate, fund and support breast cancer patients and survivors. When an individual is inspired to start an organization like this… I just stand in awe. It’s a lot … Continue reading

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We Are Amoena

Just for fun, we made a little video about who Amoena USA really is, and the many ways we relate to and support the breast cancer community. Hope you’ll like it.   [Transcript: “Hello, come on in, welcome to Amoena!” … Continue reading

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