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From Fighter to Survivor

We were honored to showcase the fight stories of 13 women in our fashion show of cancer survivors at Care Packs and Cocktails. Hear from Jenny Herzberger about her experience as a cancer survivor and one of the 13 beautiful women who modeled during the show:   It is a weird...

A Dog For Shelby

At Tenaciously Teal we understand that this world can be cruel. We hear heartbreaking stories every day and each one reaffirms our commitment to spreading God’s light through the support and encouragement of cancer fighters.  There are some stories, however, that can overwhelm even the most seasoned of hearts. That...

A Dog For Shelby

Tenaciously Teal's volunteers and staff have been heartbroken over Shelby's story, and will be meeting December 2nd at noon to 1 pm CST to make a determination how to best assist Shelby, most likely with a new dog plus care expenses. As some background to our organization, Tenaciously Teal is a...

Katrina’s Brave Shave & Empowerment Shoot

Just a few weeks ago I received an email from Katrina. Like most women facing hair loss from chemotherapy she was concerned about this looming reality. She was surprised when I told her this is one of the greatest concerns women face as they fight cancer. I remember during my...

Anna’s Fight with Breast Cancer

I have often said that being diagnosed with cancer welcomes you into a sorority you never would have chosen. Hearing the words " you have cancer" is devastating, life changing, and scary.  You can dwell on the hurt and pain or choose to look for the silver linings of cancer....

Acts 2 Care Pack Party- by Jennifer Wallis

When I first heard that the non-profit organization Tenaciously Teal was providing Care Packs to cancer fighters going through chemotherapy, my first thought was, “How can I help?” I have had several friends and family members who have been touched by cancer and I’ve seen the debilitating side effects of...

Roxane’s Brave Shave & Empowerment Shoot

Our passion project has really become helping women feel beautiful in the midst of cancer treatment. Through a party like atmosphere, Brave Shaves, help women feel supported with some fun in the midst of a hard decision. Afterwards women have the option for an Empowerment Shoot, which haveproved over and...

Guest Blog by Gretta- “Silver Linings”

  I had my head shaved a couple of days ago. I just started a new chemo protocol, and the doctor told me my hair would fall out with this drug. This process has gotten so much easier. The head shaving part, that is. When I was first diagnosed with ovarian...

Kelly’s Fight and Faith

  In this fight against cancer, a battle ground where light and darkness collide, I have been astounded how God has opened doors for T. Teal to be in the right place at the right time. One of those instances was when I met Kelly. We were inexplicably sat next to...

Gretta’s Share 4 Prayer

We tell the stories of cancer fighters through a feature we call #Share4Prayer This is Gretta from Pasadena, CA, and we are forever bonded by a disease 1 in 75 women will develop in their lifetime: Ovarian Cancer. Like many women, Gretta had symptoms related to Ovarian Cancer: pain, bloating, fatigue. But...