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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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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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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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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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Amoena and Plus Model Magazine, the Love Your Body Issue

We’ve been so proud to be involved with Plus Model magazine this October, bringing readers the annual Love Your Body issue of their highly successful online venture. We’re happy they wanted to highlight and honor breast cancer survivors for October, … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2013 Club Amoena Essay Contest

Allright, fans: Last year we had some excellent submissions to our This is the New Me Essay Contest. (In fact, besides the two winners who are posted here, another of the contest participants is profiled this month at TheBreastCareSite.com… so … Continue reading

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