Allie was diagnosed at 28 years old and despite her minimal family history found out she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation. Leslie was diagnosed at 23 years old, a month before graduating from college. They both went through aggressive treatment (chemotherapy, surgery, r...

I’ve joined the Young Survival Coalition’s Council of Advisors, representing daughters of those with cancer. Young Survival Coalition is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to *young* women who are diagnosed with cancer. Their latest initia...

February 1, 2019

Raising awareness for Breast Cancer since ’98! Throwing it back to the time when my mom was diagnosed. #FBF to this fashion show that raised awareness for the cause —my mom had just been through surgery, radiation and chemo and was quite bald but here she is rocking he...

I just remind myself that this is just a bump in the road and I’ll get through this. Just stay positive, laugh, smile, and remember “you got this”. My friends inspire me to stay strong everyday. My best friends, Angie, Savanna and Cristina have been by my side since th...

At this point in my journey, the hardest aspect was going through with my preventative surgery. I opted for surveillance for 10+ years before finally going through with my double mastectomy. I had to consider so many factors: I would lose feeling in my breasts, I would...

Start feeling your boobs and developing the habit of breast self-exams now! It’s one of the most lifesaving rituals you can have and its incredibly empowering to know that you are in control.  Also, start a business! Do it, seriously! Do things that make you uncomforta...

October 6, 2018

I am partnering with this female-founded company that wants you to feel your boobs! We're doing a giveaway...five girls will win a BoobiButter starter kit that shows you how to feel your boobs.

When I was ten years old my mom, Miriam Smooha, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer and beat it! I was still young enough to not really understand what cancer was or the severity of the diagnosis.

April 25, 2018

February 8th, I said goodbye to my 32A boobies and welcomed the reconstruction of my new pair. Boy, was that the most painful surgery of my life. But it does not end there. After having a lymph node biopsy during surgery, it was discovered that one out of three lymph n...

January 7, 2018

But with her circumstance we can’t pray for remission…so I am going to pray for stability. Life doesn’t always have to be a big exciting leap and jump and improvement. It can be stable. And I appreciate that now that more then ever. So if your life isn’t exactly expect...

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