We change after we hear the diagnosis of cancer. Our friendships will too. Allow that process to happen or at least acknowledge it. Some of it will be painful. But it can also open up doors to new relationships we didn’t know could happen.
I was 28 years old with breast cancer. None of my friends could relate. I wanted to push my boyfriend away. But I realized the importance of letting people be there. And I am forever grateful to the ones who stay.
When Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to an end and all the pink ribbon merch disappears from the shelves, many people like myself still wear the reality of the disease.
Every breast cancer journey is different. You get to define and redefine your strength every step of the way. Be kind to yourself and be your kind of strong.
Following up on my live demo for all the beauties braving cancer, I’m sharing some golden rules to keep in mind when shopping for makeup and applying your new beauty products!
My boys were 9 and 2 at the time of my diagnosis. Thinking about the battle ahead scared me, but the thought of my children seeing me sick scared me even more. In their eyes, I was supermom.
Cancer cut to the quick when my hair started to fall out. But I was reminded that beauty is not just what I am, but who I am. I am not my hair.
I don’t know what it was about 28, but I had high expectations that THIS was going to be the year my life changed—and it did, but not in the way I imagined.
Having cancer is tough enough as it is. Having cancer while parenting is downright exhausting. What worked for me was having a “one day at a time” perspective and an “it takes a village” mentality.
In 2018, YSC teamed up with fashion designer Kelly Faetanini to gift two young breast cancer survivors the wedding dresses of their dreams. This is Christina’s story of advocacy and empowerment.
Cancer may affect your beauty routine or everyday appearance. But it can not, will not, and has not touched your beauty – just illuminated it. Pamper yourself and combat those changes in five easy steps.
To the outside world, I pretended having cancer was the easiest thing to face while inside I was in a mental war. I didn’t realize cancer was something so unbelievably traumatic.
Radiation tattooing isn’t the best option for everyone. But companies like Vision RT are pioneering safer techniques that eliminate tattoos and give breast cancer patients more control over their treatment.
In 2018, YSC teamed up with fashion designer Kelly Faetanini to gift two young breast cancer survivors the wedding dresses of their dreams. This is Katie’s story.