A Letter to a Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patient — For What It’s Worth

A friend of mine just got hit with “The Ominous Diagnosis”. And I couldn’t resist giving some extra advice (I know, shocking, right?)

The following is an expanded version of the personal advice I gave him, based on what I learned from my own bout of breast cancer.

Take from it what you will. It may not sound exactly like the advice you’ve heard from others. icon smile A Letter to a Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patient   For What Its Worth

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Surviving a Menopausal Christmas


moody150 Surviving a Menopausal ChristmasAaah, it’s Christmas time! A time to enjoy decadent holiday favorites, a beautifully decorated tree, pretty wrapped packages and special times with friends and family.

But this year, my Christmas is a tad different than most other years, because I am spending Christmas week recovering from major surgery.

A few days ago, I had an Oophorectomy, which is a fancy way of saying that my ovaries have been yanked out of my body through my belly button.

Yep, it’s about as much fun as it sounds!

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Mastercard Priceless Parody to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

I’ve created a public service announcement to help spread breast cancer awareness. Please watch, and forward this post to all the women in your life who deserve to know the truth about breast cancer.

I’ve also created a series of products with this theme. Click here to preview this “Mastercard Priceless Parody” product series. A portion of all sales go towards supporting breast cancer research and awareness.


Wish I needed Baby Bottles again


Wow. It’s really hard to believe that my one year anniversary has come and gone so quickly! Has it actually been one full year since this whole experience began? Time flies when you’re … well, maybe it wasn’t that much fun.

But really, I am completely amazed at how time flies.

September 11th of this year marked the first anniversary of my mastectomy.

On that day in 2006, I went under the knife and had my left breast removed. On that day, I officially began my new life.

And on that day, my world, my thoughts, my feelings, and my priorities, completely and radically changed.

Sometimes I wish I could have children though. I do miss shopping for baby bottles, toys, clothes, and all things baby related.

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Started a Website for Babies

Since my chemo has been officially over (forever) I have been desperately trying to get caught up on all the workload that fell behind while I was concentrating on getting better. So, I haven’t had a lot of time to write on this blog.

I started working on what are the best bottles for babies and haven't looked back. I look forward to continuing this journey

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