Tag Archives: Pinktober

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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a little sad

I have been chewing on this a few days, a woman who was a new friend that I had met not long ago by accident died of stage 4 breast cancer recently.  She was diagnosed with stage 4 and found it … Continue reading

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and zoom! #pinktober returns

In June I marked my four year cancerversary.  The other day I marked four years since the completion of treatment. I have had four years to get used to the onslaught of PINKTOBER and all the  ungodly pink products that really … Continue reading

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pink is for roses.

Pinkification pukification here we come. Yes tomorrow marks the onslaught of putrid pink things because you know breast cancer is so pink and frothy and light, right? Like fuzzy bunnies, Barbie, and cotton candy,right? I hate #pinktober. The world gets … Continue reading

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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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