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You will want these Heart Pillows…


We are so excited to be delivering over 100 of these heart pillows to Baylor Uptown and UT Southwestern Clements University Hospital. Let let me explain. I know a heart pillow may not sound exciting or fancy, but let me tell you they are sooooo useful. After having a mastectomy, the seat belt in …
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I had my journey in the closet, yes me.


In March of 2013, I found out about my diagnosis. Besides sharing the news with my immediate family (husband and young adult kids) I only shared it with two trust people at work. People I needed to know the reasons why I would be missing some work. I swore everyone involved to secrecy. Why? …
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All Kinds of Healin’ Goin’ On!


When we think of healing we think of incisions, surgeries, illness from chemo and getting over these hurdles. But what about what’s left after all that is over. I’m telling you there is mental and emotional healing that needs to happen. How do I know this? Let me give you some examples. I recently …
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Holidays don’t stop just because you have cancer…


It’s the holidays and its time to party and socialize and be out and about. But maybe you don’t feel like it. Or maybe you don’t look well (in your mind). It can be hard to try and find the will to get out and act normal. Let me propose this to you, you …
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Breathe, Oxygen, Cell Respiration, Repeat


Today I’m very excited to share with you a video I have wanted to do for a while now. I’m very thankful to Jennifer Moreland who agreed to lead the Alternate Nostril Breathing Exercise. Did you know that many times when we are stressed, our respiration becomes shallow and less …
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Is there sex after cancer? Email me at diane@mybreastchoice.org


There is a discussion that needs to be had. A discussion many women are too embarrassed to ask their doctors about. A discussion that many women wont have because they accept their “new normal.”  I’m talking about vaginal dysfunction after cancer treatment. I’ve mentored women very young who, after being …
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UTSW Plastic Surgeons Use Art and Creativity to Improve Patient Outcomes!


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You may not think of surgery as an artistic process, but UT Southwestern’s breast reconstruction surgeons apply their background and interest in art to provide the best aesthetic results for their patients. Dr. Nicholas Haddock, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, and Dr. Sumeet Teotia, …
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October is the Breast Month of the Year…


It is with such mixed emotions that I sit here writing this blog as we enter the month of October 2016. I am so thankful for all the women we have been able to help and those to whom we have imparted knowledge. I am thankful for those we have provided acupuncture treatments to …
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Wine: There’s good news and bad news…


Like everything in life there is a good side and a bad side to nearly everything. I often get asked how much wine or alcohol is too much. We have often heard about the benefits of wine and how it can raise your good cholesterol. Well, like anything moderation is key. So I’m going …
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Wait! What? Weight.


I’m going to put it out there right now. This is NOT one of my favorite subjects. As a person who as struggled with weight most of my life, and I hate to admit it, but that extra fluff can be responsible for you getting breast cancer. Some doctors even say it is the …
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