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Make a “Playdate” With Your Kids

Being a mom can be challenging at the best of times. Even more so when battling treatment side effects like extreme fatigue. During that time, it was important to me to keep cancer from consuming my family life and to continue to give my daughters the time and attention they deserved. In addition, it was... Read More »
All Natural Deodorant

What All-Natural Deodorants Are Available?

It’s time to dig into the “Ask Ellen and Lisa” mailbag and answer a question we have received many emails about – all natural deodorants. For many years the debate has raged over whether aluminum in antiperspirant is safe, particularly for women fighting estrogen positive breast cancer. That’s a complicated question we can’t answer but... Read More »
Drains Be Gone

Drains be Gone!

If you are going to have breast surgery like a mastectomy, lumpectomy or reconstruction, or chest surgery, ask your doctor if you will require drains post surgery to remove excess fluid. Many women go home from the hospital with drain tubes & bulbs. One of the trickiest parts of dealing with drains is how to... Read More »
Lisa Getting Better With Age

Getting Better With Age

This April marks the fourth anniversary of my treatment for Breast Cancer. As I sat in my chair receiving chemo my outlook on the world was small. My concerns were narrow in focus and immediate. They mainly dealt with the day-to-day, even the moment to moment, centering around how I would feel, how my family... Read More »
Time For Rejuvenation

Time for Rejuvenation

The New Year — Time for Rejuvenation! If you’re going through treatment and one of your New Year’s resolutions is to exercise when you feel up to it, here are some great suggestions from the doctors at WebMD. Not only can exercise chase away the winter blues and reduce fatigue, there is also evidence to... Read More »
Cancer Be Glammed Welcome

Welcome to the Cancer be Glammed blog!

Welcome to Cancer be Glammed.For women who want to stay stylish (dare we say hip?) pampered, and informed during cancer treatment and recovery. Cancer be Glammed was born from the concept that a cancer diagnosis shouldn’t mean you have to sacrifice style, comfort, and, most importantly, your self-esteem. We could rant about Lisa’s breast cancer... Read More »