Lois Hjelmstad

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Compassion and courage for the times you need it.

End of Pinktober But Not Cancer

Halloween. One of my least favorite holidays – pulling together costumes for years on end, kids wild from too much sugar, answering the doorbell to who knows what. Ugh and boo. And then there was the year Les and I brought our premature daughter home from the hospital on Halloween, in a blizzard….   But at least […]

To Pink or Not to Pink

Pink here, pink there, pink hats and socks and underwear! Recently I read a very interesting  post by Anne Marie of the blog Chemobrain, sent to me courtesy of Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer. (Both of these sites have excellent, thought-provoking posts.) There is a lot of discussion in the breast cancer cyberworld about "pink" and whether we should support it or […]