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Author Archives: beautypearls

Amy Gibson of “Created Hair”

I was recently diagnosed with lymphoma and am going through chemotherapy. One big issue for me was losing my hair. This has been a difficult journey. The loss of my hair felt like a loss of identity. As I searched for answers I found the terrific resource, Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls, through my friend […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We are celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness this month and would like to offer a free download of Chapter 6 – “A Girl Thing” Visit the our homepage and click the link in the header to download your copy.

Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls on TV!

Our Television show will air for two weeks beginning October 3rd at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on: LBCTV, a Government public access channel operated for the City of Long Branch, N.J. Cable TV Commission on Comcast TV channel 20. It can also be viewed at http://LBCTV20.angelfire.com/ during airing dates and times.

Behind the Shadows : “Chemo Girls – Who is That Stranger in the Mirror?”

Hi everyone! Be sure to tune in to view Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls television show. Marybeth and Debbie were recently featured on the television program Behind the Shadows with Susan Finelli. Here are the air dates & times: Mon. July 25th at 8 p.m. Sun. July 31st at 4 p.m. TimeWarner Channel 34 RCN […]


It was a dreary, cold January day when I received a phone call from my friend, Georgette. Her neighbor had just gone through her first chemo treatment for Lymphoma earlier that week and was not handling it well. Her doctors had advised her of what those forthcoming days would be like, but no one ever […]

Top five things…

Top five things a chemo girl can do when first diagnosed: Understand your diagnosis Locate a navigator Coordinate with a surgeon Coordinate with an oncologist Review and understand your treatment plan We spoke with Patient Navigator Nurse Betty this past Sunday on the Beauty Pearls For Chemo Girls Radio show! Tune in to the podcast […]

Pear Mousse recipe from Ruth Fehr

To listen to our Radio Show from 2/13 click here! To learn more about Ruth Fehr, visit http://www.thepalettefund.org/ Pear Mousse Serves 4 2 cups unfiltered apple juice or pear juice 2 teaspoons agar agar 2 ripe pears 1 cinnamon stick 3 tablespoons roasted almond butter 1. Place the apple juice in a pot. Add the […]

On the air with Dr. Jo Ann Weinrib

Tranquil Healing boosts your immune system, sharpens your mind, relieves aches and pains and reconnects your body to the positive energy inside. On yesterday’s show we spoke with integrative healer Dr. Jo Ann Weinrib on how chemo girls can find that spot of quiet calm to strengthen your mind and body as you work your […]

On air this Sunday 1/30 with Kathy Delaney-Smith

Athletes often visualize themselves overcoming enormous odds to beat back opponents. Listen to Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls this Sunday to learn how the Harvard University Women’s Basketball Coach, Kathy Delaney-Smith, used her Act As If techniques to not only inspire her team, but triumph over her own cancer!

On air Sunday 1/16 with Ruth Fehr

If you really are what you eat, then it’s crucial that chemo girls be well nourished, hydrated and make food choices that will help them stay energetic and strong during treatment. Join us on Sunday as holistic nutritional counselor Ruth Fehr of The Palette Fund gives us a detailed list of what to buy, what […]