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Still Bald Ballerina

Now that my hair has grown back, many folks ask if I plan to change the name Bald Ballerina. The answer is NO. I remind them that I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer which is incurable. My cancer could

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This Is Not Pink Campaign

Yesterday marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The message behind the month has become all about “Races For A Cure” and buying pink. That is not what it means for women and men with Metastatic Breast Cancer; it

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Webb Award Nomination

I just learned the Glamour video series “Every Scar Tells A Story” that I did last summer is nominated for a Webby which is the Oscar for the internet. Each category has two winners: one is chosen by the organization and the

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BegelByte Interview

If you are in NYC, I can’t think of a better way to spend your Friday night than coming to @lululemonnyc to spend it with me and @begelbyte She will be asking me about life and my cancer journey. I

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Self Magazine Article

Thank you to SELF Magazine for writing a great article about my story. Please check it out. http://www.self.com/story/ballerina-dancing-through-cancer

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People Magazine Article

Thank you Julie Mazziotta of People for telling my story in a beautiful way. Thank you to Andrew Holtz of Holtz Photography and Luis Pons of Luis Pons Photographyfor supplying the beautiful pictures You can read it below. http://people.com/bo…/bald-ballerina-terminal-breast-cancer/

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Day 2016

Today, October 13th is Metastatic Breast Cancer Day. I wish it truly could be a one day or even a one year event. Sadly, for those of us with Metastatic Breast Cancer, it is a lifetime event because we will

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Every Scar Tells A Story 

Today Glamour released my “Every Scar Tells A Story” video. It is a beautifully shot video about my story and my scars. Thank you to the team at Glamour for telling my story so beautifully  The link is below.  http://video.glamour.com/watch/how-breast-cancer-helped-this-ballerina-live-in-the-moment

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Visual Concepts Photography Fundraiser

Posted on Visual Concepts Photography Facebook page.  A video capturing Maggie in Annapolis; my beautiful ballerina model who is fighting the good fight! She is a warrior! She is my hero! She has metastatic breast cancer but this isn’t stopping

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Feel Your Boobies filming

This weekend I have been doing a lot of driving. I took a very quick trip up to Philadelphia to shoot a College Outreach video for Feel Your Boobies Foundation. Thank to Dana for having me at your beautiful house and

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