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Why We Need to Talk About Teen Cancer

There is no situation in which cancer does not suck. Cancer sucks. This is a fact. We are told we can make choices in our lives that make us less prone to developing cancer. We are told many cancers are preventable. And while this is being said, what is not really being said — but is absolutely true — is…

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31 Days: The Final Touches

Hair. Makeup. Jewelry. Shoes. Often these are the afterthoughts, thrown together at the last minute before rushing out the door. However, if you are not giving these final touches the same thought and attention you gave the rest of your outfit, you are missing an opportunity to look and feel your best. HAIR I personally obsess about my hair quite…

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Style Points: Look Good, Feel Better.

Way back when I was sick and hairless (side note: “Sick & Hairless” is a great underground punk rock band name), I was invited to participate in an event with the “Look Good… Feel Better” program. A few other cancer-patients-in-treatment and I were given make up tips, free make up, and offered free wig styling. (Because, like your own hair,…

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My Big Floppy Hat.

Yesterday I wore a big floppy hat. I received a lot of comments on it, because it’s not the type of thing people wear every day. However, I like it and we were outside for an extended period of time so I needed a lot of protection from the sun – with super short hair, even sun screen can’t really…

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That’s right. I’m talking about hair. I am compelled to after seeing so many stories and blog posts about it as of late. A few weeks ago I read a great post on BlogHer by Rita Arens on this very subject. It caught my eye because I obsess about my hair a lot. A LOT. But… I’ve found myself obsessing less and…

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