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Pinktober is Pinkover.....or is it?

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Pinktober is Pinkover for another year.  All things pink is packed away until next year.  Although, the dedicated month to breast cancer is pinkover, the need to be aware continues.  This disease is real and does not discriminate.  We need to continue raising awareness there remains a great need for research to improve patient outcomes.  Breast cancer is more than one month of awareness.  It is a disease that changes lives, changes our bodies, places us in early menopause, makes us infertile and so much more…..  Research is extremely important. I cannot stress the importance of research enough.  Without research,...

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50 Shades of Pink. Women of Breast Influence - Alyx Stewart

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50 Shades of Pink.  Women of Breast Influence - Alyx Stewart

This month I introduce you the gorgeous Alyx Stewart.  I met Alyx through the breast cancer online forums and she has been a wonderful support to me.  We also met recently when she was in Sydney and had dinner with another sister and supporter, Jane. I asked Alyx what her shade of Pink is and she responded “I am very definitely bright pink. In Pantone terms: Pink Glo. I am this colour because I am proud of where my cancer has taken me. I am this colour because in order to help others, I need to be noticed.” Alyx is...

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50 Shades of Pink. Women of Breast Influence - Nikki Speer

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50 Shades of Pink.  Women of Breast Influence - Nikki Speer

This month I introduce you to Nikki Speer, who is a beautiful Previvor. I met Nikki through Instagram where she shares her story and clothing line inspired by her late beautiful mum. Although, Nikki, has not had breast cancer, she has experienced it many times through the women in her family. She has been a care-giver, supporter, and advocate.  The strong chance that she too can one day be another breast cancer statistic in her family, and wanting to be there for her husband and children, made her decide to take drastic measures and have a double mastectomy and reconstruction. ...

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50 Shades of Pink. Women of Breast Influence - Michelle Sheppard

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50 Shades of Pink.  Women of Breast Influence - Michelle Sheppard

This month I introduce you to Michelle Sheppard, a gorgeous Trans Woman, who I met through social media.  We connected over our love of bras (surprise) and I am happy that I was able to help Michelle.  Although Michelle has not experienced breast cancer personally, I believe her story is important; her advocacy work within her community and teaching her young daughters about body confidence.  Michelle was recently invited by Cancer Council Victoria to participate in their “The Beautiful Women Campaign”.  This campaign is designed to celebrate the beauty and diversity of women and encourage all women in all communities,...

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50 Shades of Pink.  Women of Breast Influence - Jennifer Pellechio-Lukowiak

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50 Shades of Pink.  Women of Breast Influence - Jennifer Pellechio-Lukowiak

Our first "Women of Breast Influence" is Jennifer Pellechio-Lukowiak.  I had the pleasure of meeting Jenn last year in New York City and loved her instantly.  Jenn is the author of ‘Does This Outfit Make Me Look Bald?’ and writes regular blogs on her website and social media.  You will love Jenn who was the original Tamoxibabe and is now a rocking Arimidiva. I asked the amazing Arimidiva, Jennifer, what her shade of pink was and she replied:  "Oh and I love that you asked me my favorite pink color...I'm a color nerd and I love Pantone's Knockout Pink.  It's...

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