People are Beating Cancer

I saw a woman, Joann *   the other day who had a double mastectomy and who was recovering from her reconstructive surgery. We were talking about how she's coping with her diagnosis.  Her oncologist is not recommending chemo and says that her prognosis is excellent.  She has a 90% or better chance of being around for the next 5-10 years....more

April 20th, A date that will live in infamy

It has been three years since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was a 38 year old mother of two, was married to my college sweetheart for 15 years and was convinced that I was going to die. ...more

In Transition…Caring for Newly Grown Hair After Chemotherapy

Hello all my Beaudivas! As we make the slow transition from summer to fall, it got me thinking about all of the brave and wonderful women who have completed their chemotherapy treatments. Before you know it, new hair will once again adorn your head. These precious new sprouts are so delicate and worthy of celebration and some tips on caring for your compromised follicles could be helpful. ...more