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Young Survivors: You Have A Friend

The American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012 estimates that in 2011, 288,130 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Of this, an estimated 13,110 will be under the age of 40. Young women with breast cancer face many … Continue reading

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Just in time for National Coffee Day: Women, Coffee and Depression Risks

Happy National Coffee Day! Yes, there is such a thing, which I discovered early this morning as I found myself in the Starbucks drive-thru. We have quite the coffee culture here at Amoena so today had us celebrating. National Coffee … Continue reading

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Getting a PurFit during tissue expansion

This month, Amoena will be introducing our new adjustable enhancer, PurFit, to the members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. If you’ve had reconstruction and gone through the tissue expansion process, you know how important it is to have … Continue reading

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Eating well after breast cancer: Get your recipes here!

Since January 4, 2011, I’ve been actively watching what I eat in an attempt to not only lose excess poundage, but to get to my ideal weight and stay there. In the past two years I’ve managed to relinquish nearly … Continue reading

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Amoena Community Stories in Six Words

Are you familiar with the Six-Word Memoir®? I first stumbled upon this intriguing idea when I opened up a bottle of Honest Tea. (I love Honest Tea. One might say I am addicted, but that’s for another post.) I found … Continue reading

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Taking a Swing at Breast Cancer

I stumbled upon a You Tube posting last week that really took me back, or maybe that’s back and forth! A young man by the name of Jeff Waldman is attempting to change the world for the better one swing at a … Continue reading

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Later Amoena, Hello Farm

Recently, my husband and I worked on a farm. For us city folk, this was quite an unusual thing to do and you may wonder if we did it on purpose…which we did. This recent experience is another part of … Continue reading

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