In the Eye of the Storm: Life after a Melanoma Diagnosis

Carrie Brophy- Ep. 81  “I’m not ashamed of my scars, for I let them remind me that I am stronger than what has tried to take me.” After a whirlwind of unfortunate events collided with Carrie Brophy, she found herself in a new world and the feeling of having little control over what her lifeContinue reading “In the Eye of the Storm: Life after a Melanoma Diagnosis”

The 5 Year Journey: From a Cancer Diagnosis to Finding Peace

Lorie- Ep. 78 This month is an anniversary for many things… Some amazing and some,  well not so much. I started this show almost 2 years ago. It was 3 years after my first cancer diagnosis, after multiple surgeries,  2 years of cancer treatments and recently getting the all clear on a scan. The worldContinue reading “The 5 Year Journey: From a Cancer Diagnosis to Finding Peace”

Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 5: Into the Depths- Beauty is Not Just Skin Deep

Bronwyn Davis- Well, Welcome to the 5th and final episode of my melanoma and skin cancer awareness series. This doesn’t  mean it is the end of this topic or bringing awareness…noooo this will continue to be a focus of mine to share and grow this community. I am excited to have today’s guest on myContinue reading “Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 5: Into the Depths- Beauty is Not Just Skin Deep”

Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 4: Beacon of Light – Cancer Support and Sibling to a Melanoma Survivor

Kathleen St. Clair- This is a Special first ever episode like this on this show. It is a conversation between two sisters. One is a cancer survivor and the other dedicates her days making a difference to cancer patients. Through thick and thin they are there for each other. My sister, Kathleen St Clair joinsContinue reading “Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 4: Beacon of Light – Cancer Support and Sibling to a Melanoma Survivor”

Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 3: Dressed to the Nines – Sustainably Sourced and Fashion Forward UPF 50+ Clothing

Christie Covarrubias- Think of all the times you’ve been out on a sunny day, only to find yourself hours later with a terrible sunburn. The painful, hot feeling of the burn and skin damage may have felt temporary. But what if it wasn’t? Did you know that More than 2 people die of skin cancerContinue reading “Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 3: Dressed to the Nines – Sustainably Sourced and Fashion Forward UPF 50+ Clothing”

Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 2: Through Thick and Thin – Protecting your Skin

Dr. Terry Zickerman- We should all know and understand the importance of sun protection. Even if you have not gone through a skin cancer diagnosis, you should be looking for more information on how to keep yourself safe from harmful UV rays.  Have you ever thought about how sunscreen works? Is there a difference betweenContinue reading “Skin Cancer Awareness, Pt. 2: Through Thick and Thin – Protecting your Skin”

Tying Up Loose Ends

Lorie- One year ago I decided it was time to live a better life. To stop living on autopilot. A cancer diagnosis is quite a reality check… you would think that would be enough. When it comes back a couple of months after you finish a year of treatment, you start moving in a differentContinue reading “Tying Up Loose Ends”

The Whole Nine Yards: Japarra Umbrellas

Penelope Joye- Founder of Japarra Umbrellas From the beginning of her life, Penelope Joye was exposed to the sun and went through her childhood as many of us did with long days at the beach or pool with little or no protection. She paid the price. The result was a melanoma diagnosis, not once, butContinue reading “The Whole Nine Yards: Japarra Umbrellas”