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.
For a long time after my initial diagnosis, I was afraid to feel hopeful. But working on my mental health helped me start gathering little sparks to lighten up my world.
Your body handles an immense amount of trauma during and after cancer. Yet it persists. And though you may see it differently, you and your body remain the definition of beauty.
Breast cancer treatment leaves behind scars that don’t always show up to the human eye. But your body is a friend who you can learn to trust and love again.
Maintain a sense of peace during the holiday season by giving yourself the gifts of self-care!
Everyone has stories to tell and moments in their lives worth preserving, both for themselves and future generations.