On Saturday April 25th and Sunday April 26th 2015, dedicated fighters and long timed survivors of Breast Cancer along with awareness supporters and those determined to press for a cure; will join with Houston Avon 39ers in a walk to end Breast Cancer, as they passionately take to the city streets and sidewalks of Houston, Texas....more

AVON 39 The Walk To End Breast Cancer

While October has been declared Breast Cancer awareness month, we all know that it affects families throughout the year. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and the second-most common cancer overall. Early detection and screenings along with educating yourself on the risk factors associated with the diagnosis and understanding treatment can improve your quality of life....more

Finding Hope during October's Sea of Pink Awareness

October is Breast Cancer month, a time for us to reflect upon and pay special attention to those affected by breast cancer. Sometimes I can’t help but get a little bit, I don’t know, frustrated? Slighted? When everyone is calling for stories of survivors, or accounts of those who are battling breast cancer now, I get a little selfish. We should absolutely pay our respects and celebrations to them, but what about those who fought the good fight and moved on to greener pastures?...more

How My Mom’s Boob Won A Pink KitchenAid Mixer

This is a true story as told via Facebook posts, on how my mom's boob won a pink KitchenAid mixer. Well more like how me talking about  my mom's boob on Facebook won a pink KitchenAid mixer. My mom is a 14 year breast cancer survivor, she is also the reason for why I am the confident woman I am....more

iGoPink Wwine Women and Shoes

A Sip-sational evening…Wine Women & Shoes Takes onThe Woodlands! Where can you enjoy a wide assortment of premium wines direct from Napa Valley? At Wine Women, and Shoes Houston, taking place in the heart of The Woodlands on September 25. ...more

Breast Cancer Awareness

My mother is the reason for this blog. We are two year survivors! My mother is just a common person with common problems and an average life. To say she is no one special would not be correct, she is special to all her family members and I love her like a daughter should. She was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. The news was devestating and we can now appreciate the word CANCER and what it means. The journey through her healing was long and very dramatic and full of unknowns. Everyday was a challenge and we learned a great deal along the way....more

This is What it is Like to Live Without Your Breast

My question to Glamour is this. Why did I get these emails? I don't subscribe to Glamour magazine,  and I don't follow them on any social media. Why are they emailing me? I'm sure the answer is publicity, since I write a blog that is about living after breast cancer. The question they pose, however, strikes me as being sensationalist journalism. "How would your life change without YOUR breasts?" Here is my answer, Glamour magazine. ...more
modmom Yes, I think you're right about body symmetry! I'm fortunate and don't have lymphedema, ...more

October: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

     Hey everyone! As you may know, October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You should visit your doctor regularly and also, you can do a breast self-exam. I know some of you already know that info but, it's just a reminder :) Go PINK! ...more

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so there's no better time to highlight some fabulous finds that not only enhance your beauty, keep you stylish, and make you an ace in the kitchen, but also support a very important cause....more

What do Babolat Tennis Racquets, New Balance Tennis Shoes and Wilson Tennis Bags Have in Common?

They are all in the pink for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthThere are many ways to show support for your sisters during the month of October on and off the tennis court. Noodle on these ideas and get your pink on!Off Court Support...more
What a great article Suzi. I think it is an important month and I never thought of volunteering ...more