Category Archives: Lifestyle

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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Three reasons spring is a great time for a bra fitting

Truth be told, any time is a good time to visit a certified fit specialist and have your bras and breast forms checked and fitted. But why spring? We have three great reasons. Warmer weather means different kinds of clothes. In winter, … 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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Pinterest -aholics welcome.

Hello. My name is Shan and I’m a Pinterest-aholic. Oh, the lovely photos of crafts, DIY projects, interiors and, of course, food pull me in night after night. I can’t get enough searching for pretty pictures, repining pretty pictures, liking … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine: Many thoughts, many ways

Forgive me for what is bound to be a circuitous blog post. It all started when I was surfing the web (isn’t that how a lot of disjointed thoughts get started?) and realized that a theme has emerged over the … Continue reading

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What Works for Me Essay Contest, 1st place winner, Jan Westermann

This past summer, we hosted an essay contest for our Club Amoena members – breast cancer survivors who are fans of Amoena products. We chose 2 winners — this is the submission from our 1st place winner, Jan Westermann, of Bellingham, Washington. Look … Continue reading

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What Works For Me Essay Contest – 2nd place winner, Clare Cooper

This past summer, we hosted an essay contest for our Club Amoena members – breast cancer survivors who are fans of Amoena products. We chose 2 winners — this is the submission from our 2nd place winner, Clare Cooper, of New … Continue reading

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Wellness and Gratitude

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Feeling stressed? Meditate with theBreastCareSite.com

Oh, yes, ’tis definitely the season. One week and counting until the biggest meal of the year, and while we’re certainly thankful, Thanksgiving sometimes comes with a heaping helping of stress and worry. Whether you’re June-Cleavering it all on your own or sharing the covered-dish duties, … Continue reading

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Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button for Breast Cancer?

I recently bought some new sweaters because, believe it or not, it really does get cool here in California in the winter! As I was removing them from their packaging, I noticed that they both had a little envelope attached … Continue reading

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