Let me paint a picture for you: There I was in my bikini feeling the warmth of the sun, soaking in some Vitamin D, and enjoying the fact that while I need an extra full bottom, I can still sport a skimpy little bikini top. I was hanging with a bunch of other moms (and dads) while our collective group of a dozen or so kids ran around a water park. Quite … [Read more...] about Join me in my Healthy & Groovy Boobs Project!
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I am a smart, educated woman who knows about breast cancer and the importance of early detection and knowing your family history. I watched Nana, one of the most wonderful women in my life, die at the age of 54 from the disease. The impact of her death was the focus of the first episode of the “Supernanny” that we filmed in 2008. ABC worked with local organizers to film … [Read more...] about One Writer’s Story of Finding a Lump: “My Heart Sank”
Last year I offered to have a photographer take photos (tasteful ones) as I had a mammogram. Having had millions of people see my life on the reality show “Supernanny” in both the first episode we filmed and then in the 100th special episode we filmed as “America’s Most Memorable Family”, I am no longer camera shy. I was writing a story for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to … [Read more...] about Finding A Lump In My Breast: One Year Later
Today is finally the day that I have my breast biopsy. I saw the surgeon on Saturday and he was very reassuring and kind. He did a breast exam and the good news is that the lump is not palpable. It can be seen on the mammogram but did not clearly show up on the ultrasound. All of these are good signs that even if it is breast cancer it is so early in development. After … [Read more...] about Today is My Breast Biopsy