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Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Gives $32 Billion to Empower Women and Eradicate Disease

I’d like to give a moment of gratitude to Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal of Saudi Arabia who announced earlier this week he is giving away $32 billion, his entire fortune, to charitable causes. Among other things, the money will be used to: bring electricity to rural villages eradicate disease build orphanages and schools promote women’s literacy teach women how to run for local office “Early in my life I had a dream that I have always hoped to realize. I […]

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Meet the Battling Bertha Team | Birthday Party Photos

It takes an army to battle Bertha. I am blessed beyond measure to have a large battalion of warriors by my side through my breast cancer journey. They have fed my family, made sure my home was clean, visited me during treatments and hospital stays, and given much needed moral support. A couple weeks back, we celebrated my 45th birthday with Mexican food and Red Velvet Cake. It was fun because not all of the warriors were acquainted.  It is […]

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3 Relationship Marketing Rules

We received a great Christmas gift via Twitter from a client over at ShaKa Studios. Through all the hustle and bustle, the small things we do consistently over time, to create great relationships with our clients, continue to yield positive results. Today, I am sharing my 3 Relationship Marketing rules. Relationship Marketing Means More Loyal Clients Relationship marketing is about creating relationships with your clients.  When you have a relationship, your client is more likely to do business with you […]

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Ringing the Bell after my Final Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer | Battling Bertha #25

Today is Thanksgiving here in the USA.  I have much for which to be thankful this year. It may seem odd to many that I feel gratitude during a time in which I am battling for my life.  Yet, there are so many reasons to feel grateful.  I found Bertha early.  Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, I have very good health insurance.  I have amazing doctors and caregivers.  My family has been beyond supportive.  My friends have been true […]

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Random Musings on Halloween | #BlogBoost

This is going to be a post filled with musings on random topics. Remember the TV show Seinfeld? It was a show about nothing. Yeah. That’s what this post is about… a bunch of nothing… but a little something. Halloween Today is Halloween. I went in for my daily radiation therapy appointment and Gru and his minion were waiting to irradiate me with their ray guns: A couple times per week, the above jokers like to take images of the […]

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Spoiling my Breast Cancer Caregivers | Battling Bertha #23 | #BlogBoost

It’s been a tough week. Recovering from my recent hospital stay has not been easy. As much as I wanted to complete all 31 days of the October Ultimate Blog Challenge, I know my health is more important. I have several posts simmering on the back burner, including a video of my adventure at Gayla Wigs and a possible three part series on sex after breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Awareness Debate Many of the amazing women in my online […]

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3 Tips for Working with Celebrities

Working with Celebrities This is not a post about marketing or advertising to celebrities.  Quite frankly, my husband and I have worked with all sorts of film, television, design and music superstars but we are not quite sure HOW they found our niche custom furniture website. Google changes their algorithms so often, it is hard to keep up with the latest search engine optimization protocols.  At times, it feels like we are just throwing keywords at the internet and hoping […]

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Coping with Emotions During Radiation Therapy | Battling Bertha 18 | #BlogBoost

For me, radiation therapy is the most difficult of my cancer treatments.  It doesn’t hurt physically.  It is over rather quickly.  If you close your eyes, you barely know it is happening. Oh, but the emotions! Emotions During Radiation Therapy If you have breast cancer and will be receiving radiation therapy as part of your treatment plan, here is what you need to know: Half a dozen people will see your breasts, while you are awake and alert. You will […]

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