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Kelly’s Share 4 Prayer

Saturday Share 4 Prayer: We tell the stories of cancer fighters through a feature we call #Share4Prayer. This is my new friend Kelly and as we celebrate Mother's Day this weekend her story is particularly special. We met coincidentally when we were sat next to each other at the nail shop, and...

Thunder Girls Care Pack Party

Tenaciously Teal has been honored to form a partnership with the NBA Thunder organization over the past few years. It began when our founder, Tarah Warren, proudly displayed her bald head at Thunder game the night before her chemo infusion, and carried a sign reading " Tomorrow I have chemo...

Shay’s Brave Shave

What Made you Choose to Access a Brave Shave with T. Teal? For me, shaving my head was a way of taking charge, and embracing the challenge life has put before me (A fight with Breast Cancer).  I felt like seeing my hair fall out in strands or in handfuls at...

A New Journey

Yesterday I told my husband, "My life, our life,  seems to have just gotten a whole lot more simple or maybe a bit more complicated" ;-). Either way I am  100% certain I am walking in God's will. A few months ago a dear friend asked me to lunch. I expected...

Delivering a Smile

Tenaciously Teal grew from my love of spreading hope and kindness through care packs given to those next to me in the chemo room. However, with significant growth it has been tough to pass out care packs myself, but this morning I was able to return to something I truly...

Embrace Unfairness with an Advocate’s Heart

“Embrace unfairness” is a phrase I read in a New York Times interview in the business section. I know people who are doing that in Oklahoma City -- one is a young woman named Tarah Warren and the University of Oklahoma Stephenson Cancer Center Board of Advocates...

Guest Blogger: Becky Durkin

Thirty Years Later The title of my book, Chemo on the Rocks: My Great Alaskan Misadventure, pretty much sums up the years leading up to diagnosis, and the aftermath of surviving a brutal disease while living in Ketchikan, Alaska. Humor rules the pages and I’m grateful I was one of the fortunate ones...

OKC Yogafest 2015

I was honored when the founder of Yogafest, Christina Forth, approached me about making T. Teal the benefactor of OKC Yogafest 2015. Christina told me that "giving back" is a primary principle of yoga, and so it was important to her that each year the OKC yoga community gave back...

Farmers Corporate Care Packing Party

I was very excited when the Farmers Corporate Office invited me to speak at their Women's Inclusion Network event.  I was asked to share my story of battling Stage IV Ovarian Cancer, and how I used such a terrible disease as a catalyst to spread hope to those around me through...

Why I Should’ve Shaved My Hair Before it Landed on My Pillow

Thank you Cindy for sharing your hair loss story on our blog in support of our Brave Shave services for anyone facing hair loss to treatment.  Here's Cindy's story.. Nineteen year ago, I, like so many of you, got the devastating news, " I have Cancer". I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer...