A Serene Life

My Pink Ribbon Rebellion

I love the month of October, but I have come to dread it as well. I love the cooler weather, the pumpkins, and the harvest-themed decorations; however, I dread the appearance of the ubiquitous pink ribbons, signifying Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month started with the best of intentions, and awareness of breast […]

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Think Outside The Bra

  I’m not an “awareness-ribbon” type of person. There’s certainly nothing wrong with these ribbons or bracelets, but I have just never worn them. This is, in part due to how my parents raised me, and it’s also just how I am. My family and I just aren’t the types to put our illnesses or […]

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