Hi everyone! Tomorrow, December 3rd from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET I will be participating in a Living Beyond Breast Cancer Twitter Chat about diet and nutrition after a breast cancer diagnosis. (Just in time for the holiday season!!) Here are a few questions that will be addressed: What is the recommended diet for… Continue reading Living Beyond Breast Cancer Twitter Chat on December 3rd
Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill 29 year-old woman who bravely ignited the right-to-die debate with her public decision to end her life, died Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon surrounded by her family. “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love,” she wrote on Facebook. “Today is the day I have… Continue reading Death with Dignity: Brittany Maynard Dies on Her Own Terms
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day So many of us – myself included – are a little over the pink ribbons. (For the record, the blog has a lot of pink on it ONLY because it’s my favorite color!) The awareness movement began because there was a need for – well – awareness. No one discussed… Continue reading Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Going in for an annual mammogram may seem like a no brainer (with a hint of nerve bugs), right? Well, here is the thing: not every mammogram is perfect. Sometimes, they can miss cancer detection in dense breasts. And MISSING cancer detection is an incredibly scary thought. Here is an article on GE Reports with… Continue reading “Let’s Talk” Dense Breasts Event
Welcome to The Silver Pen blog! After last week, I am giddy to welcome so many new readers to the site. I thought that I’d take the time to explain a little bit about it how it came to be and why. Once upon a time (on October 15th, 2010), I was diagnosed with FBC.… Continue reading Welcome to The Silver Pen Blog!
One of the many things that FBC (f-bomb breast cancer for new readers) taught me is that Silver Linings come in small and in big packages. Today, the Silver Linings came in humongo-bongo packages! I am thrilled beyond belief to introduce The Silver Lining Companion Guide. This new book is a condensed version of our (mine &… Continue reading The Silver Lining Companion Guide & Good Morning America
Exciting Announcement from the Dr Susan Love Research Foundation As you already know, I am a HUGE fan of both Dr. Susan Love and her Research Foundation. She is making incredible advances in breast cancer – at the grass roots level. One of the things that I appreciate most about her is her emphasis on… Continue reading Exciting Announcement from the Dr Susan Love Research Foundation
The Silver Lining on Good Morning America So THIS happened today: an interview on Good Morning America. I am still pinching myself. Here’s how it came about: A few weeks ago I had the great and wonderful opportunity to meet the dear Robin Roberts. And, YES, she is as wonderful as you would imagine her… Continue reading The Silver Lining on Good Morning America!
Hi Everyone! If you’re in Franklin Tennessee, please come say hi at the Wacoal event at the Dillards Cool Spring location. Details are on the flyers below. Hope to see you! xx
Wonderful Wacoal Today, I’m thrilled to announce that I am partnering with Wacoal. Why, you ask? Well, because they are an A-MA-ZING company that supports people impacted by breast cancer. Check THIS out: through Wacoal’s Fit For the Cure program they have been able to educate and fit more than 604,000 women across 411 cities about… Continue reading Wonderful Wacoal