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Happy! Hampton Art company just made my day!

Posted by Mary LaCaze on Friday, February 7, 2014, In : Product Recommendations 
Recently, I stopped by a local craft store, and happened on a batch of self-inking rubber stamp things by Hampton Art Stamps.  I usually don't have time to 'play' much with my craft supplies, hadn't bought anything not all about sewing lately, but there was a big display, and, oh my, on sale the day I was there! 

Started picking out cling-stamp sets to go in the i-press stamper that holds various colors of ink pads they sell, then got a few different ink pads, and then, EUREKA, saw a kit that...
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Tried a new breast form recently that shows promise...

Posted by MaryAtMastectomySolutions on Sunday, May 8, 2011, In : Product Recommendations 
If you've read this website, you already KNOW that I prefer breast forms filled with microbeads, since they weigh about an ounce each and are relatively pain-free, conform well, wash easily, PLUS you can make your own with my free pattern, so the cost can be relatively low.  However, I saw something interesting during a recent showing of the newest breast forms and mastectomy products and could hardly wait to try it!

The ABC company makes a 5 ounce form (prosthesis) of memory foam now, c...
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Who and Why...


My name is Mary. I'm a survivor of breast cancer. After bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy in 2007, I'd thought everything would be fine when the last chemo treatment was done and my hair grew back. But, there was so much to learn before being comfortable again! I'm still seeking more solutions to the mastectomy issues that so many of us share, and wrote this website to hopefully help others skip ahead on the learning curve.