Tag Archives: Pinktober

thinking of you

Thinking of you. You know who you are. The surgery should be over by now. I respect your boundaries and your quiet way of being. But I am still thinking of you. I know you read my blogs, so I … Continue reading

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at the end of breast cancer awareness month, a woman continues to target breast cancer survivor (me)

Recently I wrote about the woman whom seems a little obsessed with me, and not in a healthy way. We are now at the end of #PinkTober or #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth and the same woman still is a bit obsessed with me. … Continue reading

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#ThinkBeforeYouPink

Ten years later, I still #hate #pinktober because there is nothing pink or fluffy about breast cancer. And I don’t like all of the companies which profit from this month because very little of their pink profits goes to charity. … Continue reading

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the one good thing about a global pandemic is….

I found the silver lining in COVID19. I haven’t seen much of Pinktober which I hate. This is the month I really hate because you even see pink pumpkins. Whoever thought a pink pumpkin looked good? It looks like someone … Continue reading

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the “pinktober” lament: breast cancer isn’t pink and fluffy

#PinkPower ? #PinkTober ? #IfightTODAY ? Damn. It’s October 1st. Freaking #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth is here again in all it’s glorious hues of Pepto Bismol pinkness. I hate it. I hate the month of October now. Every time you turn on the … Continue reading

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as pinktober approaches….

Just like women used to be offended or even upset by sexist advertising campaigns of the past, I have grown to loathe the big pharmaceutical companies’ cancer drug commercials. I am also on overload on hospital and cancer treatment center … Continue reading

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#pinktober truths

Ahh #Pinktober. Ask most women who have had the disease, and who are still in treatment for the disease how they feel about a month-long barrage of cheap pink marketing ploys and they will tell you they dislike the farce. … Continue reading

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sometimes the #pinkprofiteers make you shake your head and wonder

As seen in Hope’s Cookies this week. Pray tell, how do their cookies raise awareness exactly? Here’s what some people said to a friend of mine who was equally irritated by blatant #pinkprofiteering: One for each? ‘Cause nothing says breast … Continue reading

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keep calm….and ignore pinktober (pass it on)

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aetna is totally screwing individual subscribers and breast cancer survivors/patients

I wrote recently about groundhog day with Aetna . Sadly, the truth is that Aetna doesn’t want individual subscribers in Pennsylvania any longer. They say they value their subscribers, but really, they don’t. They are over us. (Bastards.) Being an individual subscriber off … Continue reading

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