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Five for Friday: The Breast Cancer Awareness Edition & Colonial Candle Giveaway

October 26, 2012 by  
Filed under On Health & Beauty, On Life

This year Colonial Candle is teaming up with the Avon Foundation to support research to find a cure. 10% of the proceeds from sales of Colonial Candle’s Pretty in Pink candles will be donated to the Avon Foundation. To help spread the word, Women at Forty is giving away two of these beautiful candles…

Not Just About Cancer: A survivor’s story

October 11, 2010 by  
Filed under On Health & Beauty, On Life

I first posted Laurie’s story last year during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I thought her courageous story was one that should be shared with as many women as possible. I’m re-posting it this year as encouragement for anyone diagnosed with, or being treated for, breast cancer.

Five – plus one – for Friday: The “Pink Ribbon” Edition – 6 ways you can help

October 8, 2010 by  
Filed under On Health & Beauty, On Life, WAF's Fab Finds

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Today 76% of women with breast cancer have a survival rate of ten or more years. But, we still have a long way to go. Here are five ways you can help yourself and others in the fight against breast cancer.

bittersweet milestone…

October 21, 2009 by  
Filed under On Health & Beauty, On Life

I first read Laurie’s story on Blogher after she’d responded to The Women at Forty’s Five Questions challenge. I immediately visited her blog, Not Just About Cancer where she talks candidly about “What happens when you are 38 years old, write for a living and are diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer.”

Maria’s Story: Why we need healthcare reform

October 5, 2009 by  
Filed under On Health & Beauty

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Women at Forty is asking readers to submit their true stories of challenge and triumph.  In today’s feature, guest blogger Rachel Dachel tells the touching story of a wife, mother and friend who fought cancer and her insurance company, and won. Healthcare Reform is a national hot […]

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