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#21: What Breast Cancer Can Look & Feel Like

Jul 07, 2021
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Karin Del Maestro
#21: What Breast Cancer Can Look & Feel Like
17:47
 

Most of us are looking for a lump while doing our monthly self-exam. But, there are actually 12 signs we need to be looking & feeling for!

And for those of you...like me, who are survivors and wondering if you still need to do your self-exam...the answer is a resounding... YES!

 

One of...

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Southwest Chicken Burger

Jul 05, 2021

DOWNLOAD THE RECIPE HERE

Happy holiday weekend!

Chances are you thinking of grilling this holiday weekend and I wanted to offer you a healthier option to the normal beef burgers.

Have you found ground chicken to be dry and tasteless? Yep, me too!

But I keep on trying to make it work...because I...

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#20: Why is Prioritizing Self-Care So Hard?

Jun 23, 2021
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Karin Del Maestro
#20: Why is Prioritizing Self-Care So Hard?
26:29
 

Have you ever had plans to workout, take that yoga class you’ve been looking forward to, or meal prep for the coming week...and then you’ve just felt too tired and said screw it, I’m gonna just watch Netflix instead?

Or something else came up and someone needed your help...and...

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#19: 3 Keys to Creating Your Self-Care Habit

Jun 08, 2021
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Karin Del Maestro
#19: 3 Keys to Creating Your Self-Care Habit
17:49
 

You know that self-care is something you SHOULD do, just like eating clean and moving your body especially after your breast cancer journey, but we also know that the truth is it can feel completely overwhelming to think about squeezing something else into your already hectic life!

 

I mean...

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#18: Self-Care Doesn't Need to be Time Consuming, Expensive or Hard to be Effective!

Jun 03, 2021
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Karin Del Maestro
#18: Self-Care Doesn't Need to be Time Consuming, Expensive or Hard to be Effective!
23:24
 

Have you ever found yourself rolling your eyes when someone starts talking about self-care?

Your inner whisper saying REALLY?

With what time...I'll just wave a magic wand and find an extra 3 hours in my day, because I barely have time to even pee already???

Or Perhaps your inner voice sounds more...

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30 Quick, Easy & Inexpensive Ways to Practice Self-Care

May 31, 2021

Free 30-Day Downloadable Self-Care Calendar

 

I'm often asked "Karin, if I could focus on just ONE THING to improve my mental & physical health...what would that be?"

That ONE THING is, without a doubt = SELF-CARE!

 

When we focus on our self-care first, it affects everything else...

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#16: Let's Talk About Nipple Tattoos

May 23, 2021
 

In this week's episode I'm joined by the wonderful and talented Candice Falcon, Cosmetic & Restorative Tattoo Artist.

I apologize for the quality of the video, so if you'd prefer to listen rather than watch? Simply CLICK HERE.

Join us as we talk about nipple (areola) tattoos after mastectomy...

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#15: IT'S COMPLICATED! Our relationship status with bras!

May 19, 2021
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Karin Del Maestro
#15: IT'S COMPLICATED! Our relationship status with bras!
23:10
 

What's the memory that immediately pops into your head, when I ask about your first bra? 

For most of us, from the delicate teenage years onwards we have focused on our breasts and what we wear to support them...is it any wonder then, that a breast cancer diagnosis can disrupt our sense of...

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Donate Your Old Bras

May 17, 2021

I remember staring blankly into my lingerie drawer and wondering...what am I supposed to do with all these bras now? Are you doing the same?

They stood untouched for 2 years, as I went through:

  • Double mastectomy
  • Expanders
  • Reconstruction
  • Fat grafting
  • Capsular contracture
  • Explant to remove...
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#14: Body Image After Breast Cancer: Regaining Confidence

May 13, 2021
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Karin Del Maestro
#14: Body Image After Breast Cancer: Regaining Confidence
19:36
 

We can often find ourselves looking in the mirror and not recognizing the woman staring back at us.

Our identify rocked at its core and any self confidence we may have had before often having flown the coup, leaving us feeling ugly, disfigured, depressed and more often than not...alone.

In the...

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