Health knowledge made personal

4women

Sarasota, Florida
I am president of 4women.com, a company that provides fashionable head wear for women and girls with medical hair loss. Our company also fosters for a better understanding of the emotional side of medical hair loss. I come from a family with three generations of breast cancer survivors. I also... Full Bio
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Holiday Gratitude by guest blogger, Jillian Walker by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Gratitude is not always found in greeting cards or a personal thank you note. It’s not just a pre-determined socially accepted series of words. The truest forms of g ... Read on »
Excerpt from “What a Blip” - by guest blogger Alicia Garey by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Guest blogger Alicia Garey is an interior designer, blog contributor for the Huffington Post and author of What a Blip: A Breast Cancer Journal of Survival a ... Read on »
Living Abroad With Alopecia by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Guest Blogger Alexandria Moree shares her experience living in a foreign country with alopecia. Chauve Chic à Paris- Alexandria Moree We hav ... Read on »
Sharing my Greatest Lesson by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  Guest blogger Heather O’Brien Walker is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and coach who empowers women by helping them expand all positive things in their life whi ... Read on »
June beaudiva! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  Meet Carol, our June beaudiva!   For several years I had been gradually losing my hair, despite my using all sorts of supplements and natural miracle hair c ... Read on »
When not to go bald! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The other day I came across a very honest and humorous blog about a guy who shaved his head  at a charity event for children’s cancer. This decision came after a few dri ... Read on »
Wig Tutor || Lesson #1: All About Caps in a Snap by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Shopping for a wig can be stressful, especially if you’re a newbie. 4Women.com, Inc.’s resident wig tutor, Lana Moriece, is here to the rescue! Her new blog posts, “Wig Tu ... Read on »
I’m not sick, I have alopecia!!! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Having had alopecia for 12  years, I should be quite accustomed to people entering my personal space with comments about my lack of hair.  After a very long work da ... Read on »
December Beaudiva by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Thank you so much for considering me for this honor.  On October 21, 2011, I found a lump in my breast. It was cancer. I was supposed to have a lumpectomy and f ... Read on »
4women.com and the beaubeau scarf gets newsworthy! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Recently I was interviewed by Fox Small Business Center as a spotlight interview in recognition as a company that is making a difference in women being treated for ... Read on »
BRCA2 Postive and Alopecia - a recipe for helping others. by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  Teppi Jacobsen is a blogger for Chicagonow.com.  In honor of breast cancer awareness month, she is highlighting the stories of women affected by breast cancer.  Here is h ... Read on »
October Beaudiva! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  Each month 4Women.com chooses a beaudiva of the Month.  Meet Betsy - Our October Beaudiva of the Month! I have pretty  unique, extremely light blonde hair.  It ... Read on »
It’s not just hair! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  Guest Blogger: Teppi Jacobsen is a mother of 2 daughters, 25 and 23.  She works as a women’s accessories representative and has been married for 27 years.  She has be ... Read on »
Alopecia Awareness - One head at a time! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month - it is also the 13th year of the onset of my struggle with this disease.  Alopecia is a relatively unknown disease th ... Read on »
Cold Caps - yeah or nay. by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Once again, cold caps (caps worn during chemotherapy to prevent hair loss) are making headlines.  These caps have been used in other countries with some success whic ... Read on »
Panic or Awareness by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Angelina Jolie shocked the world with her announcement  that several months ago, she had undergone prophylactic mastectomies after learning that she carried the BR ... Read on »
Running from Evil by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   I’ve been an avid runner most of my adult life. It’s only recently that my knees have said “no more” but it hasn’t lessened my desire or my keen interest in watchi ... Read on »
Who Owns Your Genes? by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As a m utation carrier of the BRCA2 gene I am tuned into the case going before the US Supreme Court this week as to whether human genes can be patented .  Just repeating ... Read on »
Alopecia and the hostage game! by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wedding planning (my son) has kept me blog silent for a few months- but I’m back with a vengeance.  I’ve been playing the Alopecia game for 12 years.  The disease h ... Read on »
Putting your hair in persepctive. by 4women Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Guest blogger, Erica Parks is a stay at home mother of two wonderful children, an artist, a lifetime Girl Scout, and an avid fan of anything chocolate.  Erica can also cou ... Read on »