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Amanda Nixon

Entries by Amanda Nixon

Mom, You're Hired! As My Cancer Caregiver Extraordinaire

(0) Comments | Posted November 28, 2012 | 4:50 PM

With November being National Family Caregiver Month, I am immediately reminded and in gratitude for all that my mom did to take care of me during my breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

My mom was never like the other moms. A single, multitasking, fitness buff with fiery red hair,...

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Getting My Sexy Back After Breast Cancer

(7) Comments | Posted October 29, 2012 | 3:10 PM

I had never considered myself a sexual person. I did, however, have large breasts, which thrust sexuality upon me at a very young age. As a shy, insecure teenager, I did not appreciate being known as the "blonde with big boobs." I avoided attention by wearing layers to conceal my...

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How Breast Cancer Made Me a Yogini

(3) Comments | Posted September 29, 2012 | 11:20 AM

When I entered my first yoga class a few years ago, I never thought in my wildest dreams that one day I would aspire to be a yoga instructor. I distinctly remember my response to my first yoga class: nervous, uncomfortable, and worried I wouldn't be able to accomplish the...

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