New Show Recap: Parenthood, Season 4, Episode 7, “Together”

This week’s episode of Parenthood (finally! a new episode!), “Together,” features all kinds of Bravermans together in assorted ways. As a bonus, Hank is not together with anyone. Read More New Show Recap: Parenthood, Season 4, Episode 7, “Together”

A Man’s take on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer isn’t really a term that men face with horror and derision (lest it affects someone around us). But there’s such a deluge of information on the topic, and it’s not only during October. According to the Center for Disease Control, 1,910 men were diagnosed with Breast Cancer last year.

Pinkwashing

I love pink. There, I said it. I am a sucker for anything pink. I covet the pink KitchenAid stand mixer ““ which is, like most things pink, a “breast cancer awareness” item. Fifty dollars of your $350 purchase goes to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  I just typed “cute” instead of “cure” ““ even my Freudian typo brain knows how much I love pink items. Read More Pinkwashing

How to do a Breast Self Exam

Inspired by some intrepid Groupthinkers at Jezebel, who brought up the very valid point that sexualizing breast cancer awareness isn’t necessarily the best way to prevent breast cancer,  (Save second base? Really?) we thought it might be nice to be servicey and offer a basic how-to on self-exams.  Monthly self-exams, combined with annual mammograms for women over 40, are the best way to catch potentially malignant changes in breast tissue early enough for successful treatment. Read More How to do a Breast Self Exam

Boobies! Alternate Title: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s October 5th and you’ve probably already heard — it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. Because Breast Cancer is the second most common cancer among women after skin cancer, it makes sense that it has its own month. Every woman I know started out in this world with breasts, and if you have breasts, breast cancer can strike. Read More Boobies! Alternate Title: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Good Morning!

Hello! We had a fantastic day yesterday.  We’re floored by how well everything has gone, and ticked to see how many of you stopped by to check us out.  We’ve gotten some great contributions through email, and lots of offers of help or content to share.   We’re off to a good start, now the challenge is to keep everything rolling smoothly.  Read More Good Morning!