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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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Being Well: Why a Visit to the Farmers’ Market is Good for You

How often do you get a text from your farmer to say that one of their Jersey milk cows was about to calf? And their blueberries are almost ready for picking? My farmer friend, Denise, sends me texts regularly to keep … 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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I Am And So Are You! Moments of clarity after breast cancer

Growing older after breast cancer is such an amazing gift. I often wonder if everyone begins pondering life’s beauty and mystery with the same intensity as they age. It’s easy to think that, because I’ve dealt with my mortality a … 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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On Contact: Amoena’s adhesive breast form works with you

Don’t miss our short video, about wearing Amoena Contact adhesive breast forms. The model in the film is breast cancer survivor and Contact wearer, Beatte.   [Transcript: When I was diagnosed with breast cancer my life changed. I was sensitive to the … 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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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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