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50 Shades of Pink. Women of Breast Influence - Yvonne Hughes.

Posted by Tina Doueihi on

50 Shades of Pink.  Women of Breast Influence - Yvonne Hughes.

I met the beautiful Yvonne Hughes when she reached out to me asking if I would kindly donate a prize to the fundraiser her support group were having.  Of course, I said YES!  Yvonne and I became fast friends.  We live in the same area, were treated at the same hospital and have the same oncologist, whom we both absolutely adore.  Yvonne’s journey with breast cancer led her to write a wonderful book called One Piece of Advice.  It is filled with…yep…advice; and great advice it is.  A really great read. I asked Yvonne what her shade of Pink is...

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

Posted by Tina Doueihi on

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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Helpful Hints

Posted by Tina Doueihi on

Helpful Hints

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on Friday, 18 April 2008.  That day is seared into my memory and I can honestly detail every moment of that day.  From that day my life was divided into two parts – before cancer (BC) and after diagnosis (AD). When I heard the words that I honestly never thought I would hear in my life, I broke down in tears.  My world changed that day.  I made the decision to follow the advice of my medical team.  My treatment was a mastectomy with an immediate reconstruction, chemo and now the joys of tamoxifen. ...

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