A Day In The Life

Life After Breast Cancer: The Other Side Of Pink

By Carrie Ellman-Larsen I know what I was told.  I was told that it was going to be a hard year; a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation.   I was told that I was going to lose my hair but it would come back and while it did, I’d get to wear cute hairstyles.  I was told that I’d lose some energy and might feel sick but once it was done, I’d return back to normal.  Normal.  That’s a word that I…

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Nutrition and Breast Cancer

By Michelle Mandel, diagnosed at age 32  & Melissa Porcelli, diagnosed at age 37 When women think of breast cancer treatment, the first thing that comes to mind are the “big three” surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. A lot of people assume that when treatment is over, you’re done with breast cancer. It’s gone. You can move on now. The truth is that once you are diagnosed the fight never ends. Although your active treatment may be over, the fight against recurrence continues….

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My Breast Cancer Journey

Today it has been officially 8 months since I underwent a double mastectomy to fight the cancer that unexpectedly decided to take root in my body.  On a Sunday night in December while lying on the couch, my husband Nico felt a lump in my right breast and by Monday afternoon I was sitting down with a radiologist who told me I needed biopsies and to see a surgeon immediately.  I was diagnosed two weeks later, just a few days…

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My Beautiful, Intimate Wedding

This year was supposed to be a year of dress fittings, cake tasting, and sending out the final wedding invitation. That all came to an abrupt halt when I found a lump in my right breast and got the confirmation this past January that I indeed had stage 2 breast cancer. My fiance and I did not know what to do. There was too much unknown. And not knowing how I would handle treatment, we decided to reschedule our wedding. I was…

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My Wedding Day: The Best Day Of My Life

My name is Lori Hernandez. I was diagnosed with stage 3A breast cancer at the age 30. There was a man who found me beautiful when I was depressed due to my physical image. I had a wedding ceremony on May 28th, 2016. As a working, young mother to two young boys, I lacked the finances to be the stunning bride that I wanted to be. I had pale skin and very thinning hair as a result of undergoing rigorous…

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