Kelly, on Lifestyle

And the importance of slowing down, and listening to your body, and remembering that you're human. And I think that's one of the things ... We're all so intent on being superhuman. And until nature comes and slaps us down, ‘no!'

Michael, on Lifestyle

I started seeing other men that were going through that. That I think also was another added layer of, 'I'm not alone in this,' … That helped. I think that's what kind of helped me shift from that thinking of, 'Oh my god. How is this possible?' to, 'Okay. There's things that you can do to help this. Not only yourself, but to help others.

Midori, on Lifestyle

So life just continued. I guess that was the most surprising thing if anything, was that life continued as normal. At work I couldn’t do all the meetings so I had some colleagues help out. That part actually helped, we wanted some routine because you didn’t want to dwell. It was that sense of normalcy that got us through it.

Erika, on Lifestyle

If I get invited to something or I'm doing something and I really don't want to do it, I don't anymore. So if I'm spending time with you, if you're part of my day, it's because I want it to be that way, not because I feel like it has to be.

Nita, on Lifestyle

I love to sew, but my real passion lays outdoors with my plants. They're my pets.

Caroline, on Lifestyle

He wrote a couple pieces, which are a part of his incredible book, When Breath Becomes Air. I read a couple of them. He was talking about what it was to live with cancer, to live with terminal cancer. He was writing about processing his emotions. It was so impactful for me to realize people continue to live.

Michael, on Lifestyle

And then I just sat there and I went, 'Michael, you're stage four. What the hell are you worried about? Live. Get on the plane,' and I did.

Alyson, on Lifestyle

March is triple negative breast cancer month. I'm not sure yet what I'll do this month because it's my first March having had triple negative breast cancer. But it does seem like there's a lot going on … I'd say for March, I'm just going to try to be fabulous and get the word out about triple negative breast cancer.

Alyson, on Lifestyle

I have made my health — physical, mental, and spiritual — my absolute priority and everything else takes a back seat. I feel more connected to my religion and to God. I am Jewish and went to Israel for the first time after I had had a few chemo treatments. The trip revived my heart and my soul, and lifted my spirits.

Nita, on Lifestyle

On Mothers Day, remember that she is the single most important person in your life! What would she want from you? It's simple. A gesture of love! No matter your relationship, write a note, let her hear your voice, visit her if possible. No need for flowers, elaborate gifts or cards. Make it Simple and heartfelt!

Nita, on Lifestyle

Albert Einstein said: " In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." I have pondered on this and I surely can understand this profound remark. You can find an opportunity in your cancer journey. Friends we have met and may never see again were opportunities to know and love fellow patients.New friends are always on the horizon.

Nita, on Lifestyle

"I'm Here. That's the miracle I've been waiting for." A quote by Brian Vaszilly"Where there is Life, there's Hope." A quote by CiceroWhen I wake each morning, it is a miracle for me and there is hope for another morning. Robin Roberts said," It's about focusing on the fight, not the fright." She did not fear conquer her. Neither should you.

Nita, on Lifestyle

Cancer has truly changed my world! I miss my career in real estate sales, I miss being able to plant and care for my beautiful flowers, I miss being able to bring my groceries in without a struggle, running up the stairs, going out after six pm, writing legibly, browsing the department stores, etc. I truly know I will never be the person I once was.

Nita, on Lifestyle

Sitting in a lovely Bed and Breakfast on Tybee Island, Georgia... wishing I could be out on the beach!! Some things you just cannot do when cancer has been with you for years. In my case..almost 13years! It spoils so many things, but yet we can still be alive!🔏

Nita, on Lifestyle

Since having cancer, my thoughts drifted to special cousins and classmates I had not seen or talked with in a very long time. I have now connected with several and have enjoyed hearing about their lives and the lives of their children and grandchildren.Reach out to yours and share this site as you have the opportunity.

Ricki, on Lifestyle

I woke up on my 63rd birthday thanking God that I made it through another year cancer free.  Me, nor my oncologist thought I would see this day.  I know I am a walking miracle and that every birthday is a gift.

Fighting Pretty, on Lifestyle

Fighting Pretty began after our founder, Kara, was diagnosed with breast cancer at 26. While going through treatment, Kara received a pair of mini pink boxing gloves that reminded her to never give up; but it was her inner strength and some pink lipstick that kept her “Fighting Pretty,” and that strength of Fighting Pretty has gone on to thousands.

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