Tag Archives: Survivors

Dear WestJet Employee organizing “Win a Free Flight” contest

I think I should win this contest considering my leg involuntarily lifts up in this exact position! And not just while I’m hugging someone. Also while chopping vegetables, loading the dishwasher & much to my chagrin — whenever I see a … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist and her Mastectomy Scar

Last year, on a beautiful autumn day, Montreal photographer Phil Carpenter visited me at my home in Vancouver. We sat at the dining room table, and Phil showed me the exquisite mastectomy portraits of Canadian women featured in his new … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Prints by Robyn Michele Levy: The Story Behind “Road to Recovery”

I began working on this image back in February, 2011. The Road Girl character emerged one day while I was drawing on my digital tablet. I love the way her arms and legs are intertwined ramps that embrace herself and … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Vancouver Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Monday, October 29

  You’re invited to the  Vancouver Launch of Breast Stories: Cancer Survivors Speak Out Monday, October 29 at 6:30 PM 899 W 12th Avenue Vancouver General Hospital (Round Room) Come meet Phil Carpenter and have your book personally signed. Light refreshments … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Montreal Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Friday, October 19

 Exactly one year ago today, I welcomed artist/photographer Phil Carpenter into my home. We spent the morning talking about a special project he was working on. It involved traveling across Canada and taking semi-nude portraits of women who had survived … Continue reading

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Ms. Mastectomy Mourns Her Missing Breast

 It’s hard to believe that you’ve been gone for four years. Missing you always and forever…

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: The Breast Cancer Care Fashion Show in Cardiff, Wales This Evening

Welsh pride will be running high tonight (Wednesday, March 7, 2012) at the sold-out Breast Cancer Care Fashion Show at Cardiff‘s fabulous City Hall. Twenty new glamorous models from across Wales will take to the catwalk for the first time, … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreaming With The Stars Presents: Robert Redford Serenading Robyn Michele Levy

 Can I just have one more Sundance with you, my love?

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: Tonight’s THRIVE Breast Cancer Fundraiser in Courtenay, British Columbia

If you’re looking for something to do tonight (Saturday, March 3, 2012) and happen to be in Courtenay, drop by the Bridge Lounge at 9:00 pm for this month’s THRIVE Breast Cancer Fundraiser! Bid on fabulous art at the silent … Continue reading

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Dear Big Pharma & Your Chemical Concoctions

Now when I hit the sack on my side or on my back sleep is swift while you are scheming fantasies for lucid dreaming Yours Gratefully, Robyn’s Brain

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