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Sleeping After Surgery & Mastectomy Recovery

Sharing resources and recovery tips for sleeping after surgery, health & wellness, and breast cancer.

Why is Self-Care So Hard?

Why is Self-Care So Hard?

We all agree that self-care is important, even critical.  Yet self-care often feels elusive and unattainable.  Why is it so hard to take care of ourselves most of the time...
Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

You never forget the moment you are diagnosed with breast cancer. For me, it was the first time I opted for a 3D mammogram in 2017. I received a call...

Do You Really Need All These Pillows?

Honest writing about sleep - and recovery - from someone who’s been there. Rachel’s thoughts on all those pillows! Recovering from any surgery can be challenging. Once you add cancer into...
The Sleep Again Story

The Sleep Again Story

Rachel Baumel created the Sleep Again Pillow System out of necessity - this is her story! If anyone asked me five years ago what I would be doing now, I...
Mastectomy Recovery Must-Haves

Mastectomy Recovery Must-Haves

Create Your Mastectomy Wish List Guest post from our friend Steph Kennelly.   Loved ones will want to give gifts. Point them in the right direction! My world was rocked...