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Email Messages PLEASE READ!

Mar 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Email Messages PLEASE READ!

I was advised that one of our admin’s email accounts was hacked and almost a million spam messages have gone out from it. This has caused our domain to be blocked by many hosts and servers. Apparently it’s been going on for several weeks and has gone unnoticed. I am working hard to get things sorted out and going again. If you have contacted us but haven’t received an email back, this is probably the issue. We are getting some *hate* mail that we are ignoring people which is absolutely not the case and I can’t even...

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Be Inspired: Meet Pam – Battle Session

Mar 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Be Inspired: Meet Pam – Battle Session

I received this session in the beginning of January but we’ve been so busy, I’ve not even been able to post it. I looked at it when it came in and touched my heart, personally. I noticed on the submission form, that the waiver for us to post it was checked “No”. I was saddened by this until I read further…I asked Amy if we could share this session on our blog and she, so graciously, said “yes please.” Here’s Pam’s story, as told by her daughter, one of our very own photographers, Amy...

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BROOKFIELD, WI Wig Shoppers BEWARE

Feb 7, 2014 | 0 comments

BROOKFIELD, WI Wig Shoppers BEWARE

I don’t normally post what other people write about businesses. However, in this case, I fear that someone searching for a wig may encounter this horrible business and be treated wrongly. I know shopping for a wig is such an emotional and personal experience and it needs to be treated with style and grace from the customer service side of it. I have found other reviews, on other sites, about this business so I feel there is absolute truth to it. If you live around or in Brookfield, Wisconsin I would be wary of shopping at this wig shop....

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Special Feature: Kaps for Kids

Jan 11, 2014 | 0 comments

Special Feature: Kaps for Kids

I happen to come across a facebook post the other day that made me so happy! I wanted to share this gal with all of you and what she is doing for kids with cancer. Please take a moment to say thank you and even “LIKE” her facebook page. Thanks Jackie for all you are doing! From Jackie: I am crocheting Kaps for Kids in order to give them warmth and hopefully a smile as they go through their tough journey. Each Kap I create has some incorporation of variegated rainbow yarn as a rainbow is a sign of hope. I started making caps, in...

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Be Inpsired: Meet Bill – Battle Session

Jan 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Be Inpsired: Meet Bill – Battle Session

Bill originally found out he had cancer in the summer of 2012. At that time it seemed to be a slow growing sarcoma in his pelvis that could be removed surgically with no need for chemo or radiation. Unfortunately, in the summer of 2013 Bill started having back pain. He had scans and MRI’s which showed that the sarcoma had returned, spread to his back, very near his spine and was growing fast. At first it seemed surgery wasn’t an option because of the closeness of the sarcoma to the spinal nerves. But Bill was sent to a specialist...

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Be Inspired: Meet Kristina – Victory Session

Dec 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Be Inspired: Meet Kristina – Victory Session

“I had never had insurance. I didn’t think it was worth the cost. My employer made insurance obligatory in preparation for the ACA (Affordable Care Act). Since I finally had health insurance, I decided to have a lump on my left leg examined. The surgeon was sure that it was a lipoma. So sure, in fact, that he went ahead and removed it, only to find out later that it was cancer. I learned that this is called an “oops surgery”. My husband was with me when we were told that it was probably sarcoma. I hung on to the word...

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Be Inpsired: Meet Regina – Battle Session

Nov 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Be Inpsired: Meet Regina – Battle Session

In Regina Foreman’s own words: One Friday night, after training for a half marathon, I was in the shower and found a lump. A Friday night, which meant I had to wait the entire weekend before seeing my doctor hopefully on that Monday. Fear sat in before the prayer and I felt I needed to call someone to talk to but couldn’t decide who, so I spent the entire weekend frighten. By the time Monday morning rolled around, I was tired, scared and expecting the worst. I called my doctor’s office to get an appointment for that day and was told...

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Be Inspired: Meet Laney – Victory Session

Oct 23, 2013 | 0 comments

Be Inspired: Meet Laney – Victory Session

Laney was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in May of 2009 at the age of 2 after seeing her pediatrician for bruising and a mouth sore that would not heal. That day we were sent to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to get more testing and an official diagnosis. She had 2 years and 2 months of chemo and many hospital stays and visits. She was done with her chemo on July 8, 2011 and done with antibiotics on January 8, 2012. February 2012 we found out that Laney had relapsed in her bone marrow. She was immediately started on chemo...

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Be Inspired: Meet Tina – Battle Session

Sep 17, 2013 | 0 comments

Be Inspired: Meet Tina – Battle Session

This story was submitted by Tina herself. She’s been through quite a journey and we are so excited to bring you her story. I was diagnosed February 28, 2012 with Breast Cancer. The news was delivered to me by the doctor filling in, since mine was on vacation, while I was driving home from work. From there, it was a whirlwind of things to do. Having to tell my son was one of the hardest things. And we cried together. Surgery was in April, and at that time I was told that I was Stage 2A, and my lymph nodes were clean. I was lucky. As...

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Be Inspired: Meet Latanya – Battle Session

Aug 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Be Inspired: Meet Latanya – Battle Session

In Latanya’s words: “I had no intentions of getting a mammogram until I turned 40 years old. Last year I became concerned when the itching sensation in my right breast became increasingly more intense. Still I ignored these symptoms for months thinking it would eventually subside. Then one day I noticed a discharge from the same breast. My husband encouraged me to call my doctor and I immediately made an appointment. The nurse practitioner at the gynecological practice I go to took my concerns seriously and recommended that I get a...

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