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Author Archives: beautypearls

Holiday Healthy – Written by Vicki DeRosa

“From what I’ve heard, the holiday season is a time when most people worry about blowing their diet. The month of December is full of holiday parties for work, friends and family that generally involve rich and often incredibly unhealthy foods. We all have at the very least one meal or party to got to […]

Ten Years After | “Taken’ It Easy”

“Have Patience with all things but, first of all, with yourself.” – Saint Francis De Sales When it comes to children, or dogs, or the elderly, I have always possessed a large reservoir of patience. Letting my son dress himself at the age of two, even though it took five times longer than it would […]

Ten Years After | “The Sound of Silence”

After Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls was published, I suddenly found myself talking to people all over the country who were dealing with cancer. Debbie and I had a radio show, did television and press interviews, volunteered at charity events gave keynote speeches on how to feel good and look better while fighting the big […]

Best Books of 2014!

      Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls has been chosen as one of Amazon Editors’ Favorite Books of the Year! You can order the book here And view it here on Amazon More About Amazon.com’s Best Books of 2014 All year, Amazon.com’s editorial team reads with an eye for the Best Books of the […]

We’re back!

Hey Everyone, Happy Friday! We’ve been quiet for a while, but we are back with a great blog series coming your way! Stay tuned for more stories from Marybeth. Thanks for visiting, and come back soon!                

Our interview with Amy Gibson -Soap Opera Star, Cancer Hair Loss Consultant, National Hair Loss Spokesperson, and Innovative Wig Designer!

It was a pleasure to interview Amy Gibson, who contributed to our book. Amy shared her amazing story from being an Emmy nominated Hollywood soap star to being effected by Alopecia at the tender age of 13 1/2, which she had to keep secret throughout her 20 years starring in television. Now she shares her […]

Look Good Feel Better Week

Featuring real program participants telling the story of what it means to undergo cancer treatment and how look good feel better changed their outlook and impacted their confidence.

Jennifer’s Story

Jennifer was diagnosed at 39 with Stage 3 Breast Cancer.  Jennifer is a wife to Chris and a mommy to 2 beautiful daughters, Grace and Phoebe, ages 10 and 4.  She underwent 4 months of chemotherapy, a double mastectomy, radiation, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and will have adjunctive therapy for the next 5 years. “I was diagnosed on […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Hello Everyone, Please read this and pass it along to as many people as you can. You may just save a life. My name is Joan Mantone. I am 49 and the mother of twin, ten year old girls. It has been one year since my surgery and diagnosis of ovarian cancer. I have been […]

BP4CG & The Beauty Foundation

When Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls was a book-in-the-making, Debbie and I met a group of ladies dedicated to easing the burdens facing chemotherapy patients. Their not- for-profit organization, The Beauty Foundation, focused as we did on providing hands-on help for women with cancer, aiming to make the long days of treatment a little easier […]