Strength and Self-Care While Surviving

We are honored to share the essays written by women in our community who have been through breast cancer.  Thanks to all for participating! By Tory L. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in April of 2010, at 39, with 4- and 6-year-old daughters. I had recently quit my...

Riding the Waves of Grief

By Marian Spadone We live in a culture that doesn’t like to talk about death.  We don’t even like to talk about endings of any kind!  We’re steeped in the imperative to ‘stay young’ and we walk around in a culturally-induced trance of denial about the fact that every...