Category Archives: My Story

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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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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Meet Amoena Ambassador Ginger Johnson

We love these ladies! Here’s the third Amoena Ambassador (alphabetically speaking): Ginger Johnson, 38, from Layton, Utah. Amoena: What was your first reaction when you knew you were a finalist? Ginger: I was really excited and happy! Amoena: Who supports … Continue reading

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Meet Amoena Ambassador Eden Lackey

It’s so fun to get to know the new Amoena Ambassadors! This is Eden Lackey, 36, from Austin, Texas. Amoena: What was your first reaction when you knew you were a finalist? Eden: I was incredibly excited I was chosen … Continue reading

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Meet Amoena Ambassador Carletta Cunningham

Let’s get to know our — your — Amoena Ambassadors. Going in alphabetical order, we’ll start with Carletta, age 42, from Austell, Georgia. Amoena: What was your first reaction when you knew you were a finalist? Carletta: I was extremely … Continue reading

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Mission: Strength — Announcing our winners!

It gives us great pleasure to introduce our winners for the Amoena Mission Strength essay contest! Congratulations to Ginger, Carletta and Eden! We received more than 70 entries for this competition, and every single one moved us. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Club Amoena 2013 Embrace Every Curve Essay Contest Winner

Amoena Life magazine conducted its fourth Club Amoena essay contest last summer and contacted the winner in October, 2013. Meet Marilyn Wattman-Feldman, 61, a longtime reader and a courageous survivor of metastatic breast cancer who has learned a lot over … Continue reading

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Amoena USA’s Mission Strength Contest and Ambassador Search

This year, it’s time for us to honor you with something special, something different. It’s time for Amoena USA to give back in a really big way. Win the chance to be an Amoena ambassador, enjoy a spa day getaway … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

Wow, this past year has been a whirlwind, and as we wind towards the end of 2013 I have been abruptly reminded of just how quickly we go from the land of the healthy to that of the breast cancer … Continue reading

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“Wait” Lifting and Breast Cancer

Just a little over a week ago I had my yearly mammogram. I went into the fray, never once thinking anything could possibly be amiss. It’s been nearly nine years since my last breast cancer experience, so I’ve become pretty … Continue reading

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