Saturday, January 30, 2010

Breast cancer sister warriors powwows

Every Thursday I go to UCLA to join other breast cancer survivors, currently in treatment, for what I like to call the sister warrior powwow. It's a wonderful support group with several women from all walks of life, and all types and stages of breast cancer represented. These women are amazing. They get it. I need them. I love them. Occasionally a few of us get together for lunch and laughs after our group meeting is over. This past Thursday we had a really good laugh when three of us walked into a restaurant, took off our hats and looked at each other and realized that we represented the three stages of chemo hair - gone while in chemo, just starting to grow back 6 weeks post-chemo, and the cute pixie cut about 6 months post-chemo. We had the server take a picture. As I was preparing to post this I realized that the three of us in the picture below are currently all the 30-somethings in the group. Love you, ladies!

Jessica, Julie, and Tira January 28, 2010

5 comments:

  1. Awww! Love it! BTW- You look just like Cooper in this picture!

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  2. Amazing picture. After reading Diana's comment, I totally agree!

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  3. How cute you all look, and what a wonderful picture.

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  4. excellent picture, i love it!

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