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Early Detection with the Help of a Friend

In today's Warrior Wednesday feature, Michelle talks about how her daughter's service dog was the catalyst to catching her Ovarian Cancer diagnosis early. "About 10 years ago I had an uterine ablation. I was told if my fibroids ever started growing there would be some spotting. At the end of July...

Be Your Own Advocate: Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Most posts about ovarian cancer awareness begin "Primary symptoms include – pelvic or abdominal pain, bloating, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly, feeling the need to urinate urgently or often” and every time I read them I think BUT HELLO, I’M A WOMAN I EXPERIENCE ALL OF THOSE THINGS ON...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Article in NR Today

We are honored to have the NR Today of Roseburg Oregon publish a story written by Jemelene Wilson about the formation of Tenaciously Teal, and the colors of Cancer! I give God the glory for the strength, tenacity, and endurance it has taken to turn a Stage IV Ovarian Cancer...

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