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targeting target for breast cancer profiteering

Dear Target, I hate Pinktober. It is a vomitorious b*llshit pink month for a lot of us who have had breast cancer, or are currently undergoing treatment, or live with the metastatic form of the disease. Take your shirt for … Continue reading

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groundhog day with aetna

I saw the envelope in my mailbox from Aetna today.  And I knew, I just knew based on the kind of envelope it was what the contents were. Yup. You got it. Groundhog day health insurer style. At the end … Continue reading

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not so subliminal message to ignore breast cancer?

   All our lives since we developed breasts, we are told to self check, have mammograms and above all else swiftly deal with breast cancer. But of course, along comes a study basically telling us in my opinion to play … Continue reading

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stop the presses

A friend who is a writer and breast cancer survivor has been talking this morning about something I had not heard about, but now I have and I am appalled. Two writers, one from the New York Times and one from … Continue reading

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signs

Today is my birthday.  My sweet man’s too. Today has been a morning full of signs thus far. By now my new friend Melinda should hopefully be through her breast cancer surgery. In the supermarket this morning the man behind … Continue reading

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truly thinking pink: let’s talk about me for a while

Last night I had a photography shoot at an event I was working on and when I got home, I swear my left breast where the lumpectomy occurred was throbbing and full of sharp little pain darts (for lack of a … Continue reading

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two must read breast cancer related articles

Two New York Times articles are a must read for women.  One is on the benefits of radiation and one is another do women really need mammograms article – again, both from the New York Times. With regard to mammograms, a … Continue reading

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