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Cancer treatment breaks you down … physically and emotionally. By Robin G.

For me the hardest part about having cancer is not ever understanding why or how it happened. You scroll through your Rolodex over and over in your head and nothing makes sense. Every new research report I see only makes me angry. Fact is … when it comes to prevention we just don’t know. By […]

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Here we go again! by Guest Blogger, Shanicka.

Well it was the second week in September 2016, almost 6 years after my initial Stage 1 breast cancer diagnosis. I was scheduled to see my plastic surgeon for my annual exam. I wasn’t going to go because my implant felt fine. I’d already had five surgeries and I didn’t want to endure another, so […]

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Beyond The Shock and Beneath The Scars: Who Walked the NYFW Breast Cancer Show? *Borrowed from ihadcancer.com

By now you’ve probably seen the articles and photos of the sixteen models who bore everything at New York Fashion Week’s first-ever “Exposed” event, a show by AnaOno for #Cancerland. But what you probably didn’t realize was that they weren’t models at all – they were survivors, fighters and previvors who risked it all to […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Madame President, Shay Sharpe.

❤️ Self love. We can so easily fall out of love with ourselves after cancer treatment. Weight gain, weight loss, darker skin, black nails, low libido, dental issues, no nails, lymphedema, scars, ports, radiation burns, hair loss, belly scar, 1 breast, no breasts, etc. Society will offer you a million reasons to hate yourself and […]

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Love Amazon? Shop and Make a Donation to Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes at the same time!

Did you know that you can have Amazon automatically make a donation to Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes every time you place a qualifying order with them? All you have to do is start your order at smile.amazon.com and select Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes as the charity you would like to support. It’s that easy! The […]

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Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes Has Officially Opened Our Christmas Wish List! 🎄

Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes LOVES holidays, especially Christmas! It’s something about the holidays that make me feel all warm and fuzzy. Unfortunately, many young women in Maryland, aren’t feeling too festive, because they are currently undergoing breast cancer treatments. I was a single parent who had breast cancer twice before age 36, so I know […]

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Meet our next Wish Recipient, Chanda.

At age 28 you don’t expect to hear you have cancer. I went in for a routine check up, and while being examined my doctor asked if I notice that my nipple was inverted inward. I explained that its been like that for a few weeks along with a brownish color discharge from my breast, […]

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I HATE CANCER! Our friend, Rachell, has been placed in home hospice.

Our beautiful Rachell, is resting, pain free, in home hospice. I hate cancer! Here is the latest update, I found it on the Prayers for Rachell page.  Please keep her friends and family in prayer.  Thank you! ~ Madame President Our beautiful girl has given an amazing, powerful, and most of all, inspirational fight against […]

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My Life After Cancer. By Guest Blogger, Tameka J

Often times, people believe that when the surgeries are complete and the chemo is over the fight ends for people who were diagnosed with cancer. Well unfortunately that’s a myth. The fight continues and honestly, I think I’ll be fighting for the rest of my life. Every ache, every pain, every abnormal occurrence leads you […]

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Cancer was the easy part, the side effects of treatment have proved to be most difficult. By Madame President, Shay Sharpe.

Three broken ribs! What else is new? It’s always something! ALWAYS!! But that also serves as a reminder that I’m alive! I AM ALIVE! Even in the midst of all my mess, I am alive. I have no idea how I fractured my ribs or when it happened. I’ve been in pain for awhile and […]

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