Category Archives: Lifestyle

The Thought Detox

I had the great good fortune of being part of a group on Facebook where one of the members recently posted a challenge for the rest of us that I found not only highly inspirational but that actually works. I … Continue reading

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Love/Hate Pinktober

Oh how I have a love/hate relationship with October and the color pink. Most survivor sisters I know will tell you they hate October and they hate the color pink. I try keep a different mindset. Do I hate that … Continue reading

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Stuffing My Feelings

I had someone at work recently that made me mad. I’m generally a pretty easy going person, so it usually takes a lot to upset me. Since my bouts with breast cancer, and as I’ve aged, I’ve tried very hard … Continue reading

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Cup 1/2 Empty or 1/2 Full? Wrong Question.

It’s been 8 years since I first heard the words, ‘You have breast cancer’. As I sat pondering my life experiences since then and the new understandings I’ve been given, I realized that there were several statements made to me … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Amoena Introduces Spring 2015 Fashion Textiles

Women want more supportive choices all day KENNESAW, GA (July, 2014) – Amoena, the world’s leading breast care brand, has long sought to help breast cancer survivors achieve their desire to look and feel beautiful – and has succeeded. In … 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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