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Why I’m Celebrating Thanksgiving in October

October is a month of change. The seasons change, colors change, and our clothing changes. There's the political October Surprise, Octoberfest, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is my Thanksg…

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Care2 Reader: ‘It Feels Good to Help Others’

When you write for Care2.com, you never know how you'll touch someone's life or how it'll come back to you. Back in July of 2011, as I was going through treatment for triple-negative breast cancer (TN…

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6 Things To Know About Triple Negative Breast Cancer (Infographic)

Do we really need any more breast cancer "awareness?" Surely we're all aware of the disease, but please hang in there with me. If you take nothing else away from this posting, take this: breast cancer…

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Celebrating Birthday Awareness Month

This October I'm celebrating the second anniversary of my breast cancer diagnosis. Just to be clear, it's not the disease I'm celebrating, but the fact that I'm still here two years later. October …

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Off the Top of My Head…Literally

There's a life lesson growing out of my head. I don't care about fashion and I don't keep up with the latest trends, but I do like to be well groomed and presentable. So, when the hair on my head b…

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Rocking the Pink

How many times in your life have you considered seriously shaking things up? Laura Roppé was already making some moves in that direction when diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer in 2008. So t…

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What’s Pink and Orange and Walks 5 Miles?

I've always liked pink and orange, though not together. When I was a young girl, the walls of my bedroom were pink. As a teenager, I opted for a bright shade of orange, much to my mother's chagrin and…

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Thankful for the Gift of Life

When it comes to giving thanks, I know exactly where to start -- by sending the universe a heartfelt thank you for the gift of life. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2004 and triple-negat…

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Giuliana Rancic has Breast Cancer: The Mammogram Issue

Giuliana Rancic, the 36-year-old host of "E! News" and "Fashion Police" announced on the "Today Show" that she has early stage breast cancer. The cancer was discovered on a mammogram she had at the…

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When Worst Fear Becomes Reality, Find Your Inner Strength

Living with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (#23 in a series) "My worst fear of getting breast cancer was just about to become reality ... I had a gut feeling about it." It was quite by chance t…

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