#PinkTattooDay Transforms Lives!

We gathered on Friday, October 10th, at Twilight Tattoo at 3054 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis. It was six breast cancer survivors who had, as part of their treatment, a mastectomy that left scars on their bodies. It was six tattoo artists, who each donated their skill and talent to this healing cause. It was John, the … Read more#PinkTattooDay Transforms Lives!

P.ink Day Minneapolis, Our 6th Warrior Survivor!

P.ink Day 2014 Minneapolis is almost here! The event is October 10th, 10/10!!! And it’s time to introduce everyone to our 6th Warrior Survivor!! These six women are incredibly strong women, and it is an honor to get to know them and to introduce them to you. Janine is one strong warrior. She was diagnosed … Read moreP.ink Day Minneapolis, Our 6th Warrior Survivor!

Gratitude for Bikes, Friends & Dogs!

It means the world to me that so many friends and fellow Red Riders gathered their resources to allow me to purchase an incredible new bike. I rode it, my first ride on it, at the Rochester, Minnesota Tour de Cure on September 20th. It was an awesome 60 mile ride! Here’s the bike, a … Read moreGratitude for Bikes, Friends & Dogs!

Meet P.ink Day Minneapolis Survivor #5!

P.ink Day 2014 Minneapolis is fast approaching! October 10th is just around the corner, and our six tattoo artists and their six warrior survivors are meeting and planning and gearing up! We’ve got breakfast and lunch donated, thanks to Glam Donuts and Which Wich, and our tattoo shop, Twilight Tattoo is excited for the day … Read moreMeet P.ink Day Minneapolis Survivor #5!

P.ink Day Minneapolis Warrior #4!!

P.ink Day, Personal Ink Day, where we pair breast cancer survivors with tattoo artists so they can get healing tattoos over their mastectomy scars is soon to happen! It will be October 10th, 2014 and will be at Twilight Tattoo here in Minneapolis, Minnesota we have six survivors and six tattoo artists. Everyone who participates … Read moreP.ink Day Minneapolis Warrior #4!!

Twilight Tattoo is Hosting P.ink Day Mpls! Meet Our Next Survivor!

P.ink Day Minneapolis is happening very soon! October 10th will be the day! I’m excited to tell you about our tattoo shop. It’s Twilight Tattoo, which is owned by Shane Wallin and his wife Toni. The shop is an old firehouse that Shane and Toni have restored. The shop has a wonderful vibe, it’s colorful … Read moreTwilight Tattoo is Hosting P.ink Day Mpls! Meet Our Next Survivor!

Young Breast Cancer Survivor Part of Minneapolis P.ink Day!

We are gearing up for P.ink Day Minneapolis that will be on October 10, 2014. It’s a day where breast cancer survivors are paired with tattoo artists to receive a healing tattoo over their mastectomy scars. Everyone who participates on P.ink Day volunteers their time and energy. P.ink Day is happening in 12 cities in … Read moreYoung Breast Cancer Survivor Part of Minneapolis P.ink Day!

Personal Ink for Breast Cancer Survivors comes to Minneapolis!

It’s time for P.ink Day Minneapolis! Personal Ink, P.ink, is an organization dedicated to educating breast cancer survivors about mastectomy tattoos as an alternative healing option. P.ink also connects survivors with experienced tattoo artists who can help. As many of you know, I got my lotus tattoo at the last P.ink Day in New York … Read morePersonal Ink for Breast Cancer Survivors comes to Minneapolis!

Showing Up In Life: Love & Family, Family of Friends

I’ve been thinking about how I most want to show up in my life. Yes, I think about things like this. I see a therapist almost once a week, for assistance dealing with the PTSD from my second round of cancer, and she told me last session, that I am not a shallow, surface person. … Read moreShowing Up In Life: Love & Family, Family of Friends

YWCA Triathlon for Diabetes & Cancer & Me!

Deciding to do another triathlon was a big decision for me. I used to love doing triathlons. The majority of my social circle in Colorado was fellow triathlon aficionados. I spent the vast majority of my spare time training, reading about, and planning to do one of the three sports of triathlon: swimming, biking and … Read moreYWCA Triathlon for Diabetes & Cancer & Me!