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Keep the Survivor Stories Rolling In! by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm Hello all, Kim here. Just wanted to thank all the ladies who have submitted their survivor stories to be posted here on The Pink Ribbon Shop's blog. The response has been overwhelming! I am working hard to personally respond to each of you before posting your story to the weblog. Thanks for your patience! Clearly there are many breast cancer s ... Read on »
A Survivors Story:'I didn't think I'd make it': Local dancer maimed in Boston blast by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 1:18am Survivor stories are starting to trickle in after last weeks horrific Boston Marathon terror attack. Here is the story of one young survivor, Adrianne, who is determined to keep dancing in... Littlebytes Online Store is now for custom apparel for men, women, children, infants and toddlers, gifts and more! fe ... Read on »
Chrissy's Survivor Story by Dolores K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:32pm Chrissy's story is the first "Survivor Story" which can also be read on . These stories are about real women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. People tell me I am a survivor. But I am not. I didn't have breast cancer. I didn't go through chemotherapy. I didn't have radiati ... Read on »
Our 1st survivor story! Dana P., Age 41 by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm Wow, that was fast! Our first survivor story has arrived ... I was 41 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. I underwent 6 months of chemotherapy, a mastectomy and removal of lymph nodes, 5 weeks of radiation and a full year of Herceptin IV treatments. Only a couple weeks ago I had my port removed which, to me, signified the end ... Read on »
Connie Arnold's Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Survivor Story by Meg W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 25 Oct 2008 4:48pm 1 Comment Here is my friend Connie Arnold's amazing story about her recovery. Don't forget about Connie's class tomorrow! "In January of 2004, I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, an aggressive large B-cell cancer. This is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system. I was told this cancer could spread to almost any part of my body, inclu ... Read on »
Survivor Story - Janice D., by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm Janice, Thanks so much for sharing your story! You sure have been through so much. We would love to post your story on our weblog, and I'm sure it will inspire some fellow survivors. My journey to breast cancer and survivorship. About ten years ago I fell ill and it took doctors three months to realize that I had toxic goiters on my ... Read on »
Survivor Story - Monica M., Age 36 by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm Thanks for sharing your story, Monica. I can relate to many aspects of your story, since I was 32 with 3 kids (12, 2 & 6 mos) when I was first diagnosed. And thanks for the touch of humor ... you can't get through this journey without it. Kim My name is Monica Malone. I am 36 years old. I am a wife, mother, daughter, and friend. I live ... Read on »
Survivor Story, Clair J.O. by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm Thanks for sharing, Clair! Sadly, I've heard many stories of mis-diagnosis. My original weblog chronicles my journey through first thinking that my cancer was back, being told it wasn't, then discovering that it really was! It is so important that women stay on top of their own healthcare. So glad you mentioned the discharge to the physician's assi ... Read on »
Rocket Fuel Dinner (& Amy's Survivor Story) by Meg W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:01pm I was really happy to see my friend Amy Kaplan today. She called on Monday to say that she was going for tests on Wednesday and was making "rocket fuel" or Kinpira Soup, a strengthening macrobiotic dish (similar to Kinpira, but with water add to make a brothy soup. "Would I like some?" she asked. You bet I would! So today, not only was I th ... Read on »
Survivor Story - Linda K. by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm Way to go Linda. You're a hoot! On June 25, it will be one year since I was told I had breast cancer. After putting off having a mamogram for three years, and survived a pap test that needed a biopsy, at the urging of my 24 year old daughter, I begrudgingly went for my mammo. When they came in after to tell me they needed to do another, I ... Read on »