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How This Actress Is Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Connect During the Pandemic

Angela Trimbur wanted to create a space for breast cancer survivors to express themselves freely and find understanding….

The past year has featured a theme of separation, finding us relegated to our homes and trading gatherings and vacations for Zoom calls and long drives. But for those willing to think outside the box, the possibility for connection is still available—and essential. Actress Angela Trimbur, who has appeared in shows like The Good Place and is the founder of the now defunct L.A. City Municipal Dance Squad, is one such creative, offering a virtual space for breast cancer survivors to share, emote, and find understanding in an era where isolation is a mental and physical reality. “It has become a really crucial outlet for all of us who are left feeling a bit misunderstood most of the time—or pretty much all the time,” says Trimbur. “You can’t describe what chemo or losing these body parts feels like to someone who hasn’t been through it. It’s truly insane.”

Since her diagnosis in 2018, Trimbur has endured 16 rounds of chemo, two rushed egg freezings, a double mastectomy, four reconstructive surgeries (the last of which was an explant followed by a surgery that utilized fat from her thighs to create a small A cup), and a preemptive oophorectomy due to her BRCA gene. “That one was very, very emotional because I’ve fantasized about pregnancy since I was a teen. When I was diagnosed, one of the first questions I asked my doctor was ‘Can I still breastfeed?’ and when they said, ‘No,’ I just bawled because it meant so much to me,” says Trimbur. “So I did some rituals.” Said ritual centered on friends bringing items that they associated with childhood or motherhood, explaining their choice, and then adorning Trimbur’s ovaries with flowers and whispering messages to her future child. It’s exactly this sort of vulnerable sharing that inspired the actress to start hosting breast cancer support groups on the app Marco Polo.

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Trimbur has been a fan of Marco Polo—an on-your-own-time, private video messaging app—since early in her diagnosis, asking friends and family to record themselves dancing, telling stories, or simply talking about their days as a means of staying connected. “So a couple of months into the pandemic when I went into my oncology center for my monthly shot, I saw how like tumbleweed-empty and quiet the chemo center was, and it hit me that no one can have anyone with them while they’re in the chemo chair,” says Trimbur. “And I just thought back to how supported I felt and how that would terrify me, personally, if I had to be there alone. I wanted to find a way to give support to people who are by themselves in the chair.”

“I also had some friends that were close to me say some things that really hurt about my posttreatment feelings,” says Trimbur. “It was kind of a strange feeling to realize that continued empathy and understanding doesn’t really exist like, years after. It’s almost like once your hair grows back people expect you to have moved on from the confusing heaviness.” Trimbur reached out to Marco Polo in August to ask about starting a support group, and the team helped her set it up. Things grew quickly from there, with a 40-member group evolving to eight groups of 20, which Trimbur curates herself based on each survivor’s specific experience. Participants are invited to record videos at their leisure, rather than having to sign on at a specific time to “meet.” 

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4 Great Tips On Putting Together Outfits From Your Closet

Outfits From Your Closet

The colorful world of clothing gives us certain confidence. Maybe it is not eye-catching enough to wear, but it is not difficult to wear clean and natural clothes. For example, pick a jumpsuit that works for you. This simple combination is the most versatile Wholesale baby Clothes you can wear. But instead of dressing like this, how else can you put together your clothes?

• Tip 1- Color Matching: Light And Dark
Bright and dark are two colors in general, and bright refers to bright colors such as white, bright red, and this year’s yellow and camel colors. Dark is the color that points to sedate a bit deeper, for instance, navy blue, blackish green still has of course invincible and all-match black. Look at those good-looking street photos, without exception, the color is coordinated, and the overall light and shade are appropriate, that is, a little bright, a little dark. So your suit collocation can pay attention to the shade of color collocation. For example, you can wear a white dress with black wholesale leggings for more visual harmony.

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• Tip 2- Material: Hard And Soft
The so-called hard does not mean the material is hard to the touch (hard is armor), but the visual look of crisp, solid, such as leather, jeans, suit fabrics, and so on. Soft, really soft, soft down, soft waxy wool, soft chiffon, cotton T-shirt these are soft materials.

• Tip 3- Style: Cool And Sweet
Wearing nice clothes is only a combination of low order, and further, wear your own style, that is the high fashion of high order. For example, the unisex pilot embroidered jacket has been a hit in the last two years, so it’s fair to say everyone has one. It’s supposed to be a pantsuit, so cool that you don’t have a boyfriend, but have you ever worn a chiffon dress? Wearing high heels is also very harmonious, gentle and beautiful chiffon long dress has become handsome.

• Tip 4- Habit: A Little New, a Little Old
It’s human nature to love the new, but the “old” clothes in your closet have so much personal baggage that they can be more comfortable to wear. Old clothes do not directly mean that they have been worn many times, but more importantly, basic items with a high frequency of use. Therefore, I will pay more attention to quality in the selection of basic protective items. With the “old” basic style plus the latest fashionable clothes, the whole body is not too hard, of course, this will be more comfortable, but also more suitable for their own.

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Conclusion:
We all need to dress appropriately because people judge us by what we wear. They don’t judge us by what we say or what we think. That’s why fashion is so important. Today, society places a lot of pressure on concepts that seem irrelevant. In certain cases, this may be true. For example, in terms of our values, how we look doesn’t matter. But it’s important in other areas of our lives. So it is very important to master the right style to wear.

 

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Exclusive Style: 2022 Streetwear Brand You Need To Know-Til The End Clothing

With the New Year here, streetwear  junkies are on the lookout for emerging talented brands. While the street industry is competitive ranging from new generation trends to avant-garde corporate designers, Til The End goes above placing self expression and community building at the forefront of their company.

This New York standout brand came out of the pandemic and has been dropping non stop heat in the street wear industry.

“Til The End” went global during the 2020 year catching the attention of those  worldwide. The meaning “to the ones we lost” is the movement the company is based on, remembering those we lost and representing for them “til the end” sparked community interest in support of the brand. Aside from the average start up brands these days with the same watered down hustle inspiration.

TTE stands out from the rest with their top quality pieces featuring new drops almost every month most recently tracksuits to custom windbreakers and everything in between. They have a wide selection of unisex garments and even a kids line supposedly dropping this month.

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Similar to the legendary FUBU start up, TTE targeted the hip hop industry which got them a shout out from New York’s own “Jadakiss” and have been doing collaborations with rap artists such as the successful rap veteran “TOP NINJA” who is also a New York original. Currently, Til The End will be sponsoring in support of upcoming artist “Hudson Redwater” with music by DJ Drewski at S.O.B address 204 Varick Street this Wednesday 2/16 in New York City.

Doors open @7:30 p.m.

Below are the contact details and social media pages from where you can connect to this New York based brand.

Official website: https://tiltheendclothing.com/

Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/tiltheendclothing/

 

 

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