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oh christ it is october, think before you pink.
Consider this your annual PSA that I have been providing for 11 years now. Buying pink crap helps the bottom line of corporate America, not so much breast cancer patients, survivors, and victims. Every year as soon as October 1st … Continue reading
boycott the american cancer society
I will not participate again in the American Cancer Society Great Valley Relay for Life. Not because of the stupid marketing ploy on adding the Main Line to Great Valley when we are Chester County but because of American Cancer … Continue reading
dear american cancer society,
This was in my e-mail this morning and well I find it disingenuous at a minimum. I am actually a little bit offended. Ok, so not to put too fine a point on it, but I left the Main Line … Continue reading
you know you are over “pinktober” when…..
When Susan G. Komen co-opts even your eggs, it means enough of Pinktober. Here’s hoping the chickens that lay the eggs are not pink now too….
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in tears at the goodness of inspirational women
Yes, as I write, I am indeed in tears. I am fine, don’t worry, I just have been touched by the amazing women being honored by Living Beyond Breast Cancer. It is women like this who inspire me, and women like … Continue reading
pepto-bismol pink: pinktober is here
Pinktober is here. All hail badly tinted food , food products, booze, you name it. Heck even Manolo Blahnik has designed special pink shoes – I cannot make this stuff up click here. I will no longer drool over Manolos. I … Continue reading
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and now a word from our suddenly pink sponsors
Ah yes October 1. The beginning of breast cancer awareness month, the month where all survivors and people going through treatment are hit with a visual and verbal reminder every minute of every day about cancer. I understand that the … Continue reading
Hi there. It has been a while since I really did an update. So I thought I would drink my morning cup of coffee and get to. Mind you, I will get to in a minute after my morning hot flash (hot … Continue reading
this made me cry.
This is an editorial from October 2010. I stumbled upon it after finishing another editorial about Living Beyond Breast Cancer. It is written by a woman named Hannah Campbell – her husband has male breast cancer. This is a beautiful and … Continue reading
One month ago today I finished radiation. On November 1st, it will be what? Five months since we did out, out damn lump? How time flies. And once my doctors finish conferring (and who knows how the Blackberry outages are … Continue reading