Tuesday, June 30, 2009


I probably should have included this part in my post last night, but it was already pretty long. Here is the logo that Brad designed for me (luckily that is what he is going to school for... Graphic Design). I asked him to design something for this business, that would let someone know right off that it was designed from a survivor for the next survivor. I also wanted something that would remind them that they are loved and not fighting this battle alone, I was blown away when he came up with this. I love it! Then he said we needed a tag line. I really didn't know about all that, but thankfully he did. So our tag like is ...TO TAKE THE FEAR OUT OF CANCER.  He set it  up like you were looking up recnac in the dictionary, the word recnac ( is one we made up) but it is definitely a verb, we are trying to teach people to take power out of the word cancer and give some of that power back to themselves. Cancer has too much power, and if you aren't careful it will take over your life and take away any joy that you have. Living through and after cancer is our goal. Whether you live 1 week or 20 years, we hope you live it to the fullest, with as much hope and happiness as you can. If you aren't really careful, cancer will take away many of those things, that is why this poem is also on EACH AND EVERY tag. I will attach it at the bottom.

I have already have had some of you comment back on business ideas, thank you soooo much! I pray that this is something that will go far and reach many, many survivors and their families. Our goal is to help them overcome the fear and to give them to live each day to the fullest, no matter how many days they have left.


mail "When my Mom told me of her idea to create gifts for cancer patients, I was surprised that it was an original idea. And after seeing her experience cancer for the second time, and how she always had to improvise to make herself comfortable, I realized the importance of this project. I was excited to participate by creating the logo.
The actual design of the logo was derived from the cancer ribbons and the idea of two people hugging. My thought behind the whole design, was simply to convey the same message of love and healing that my Mom showed our family during her battle. If you look long enough at the logo you can see two ribbons creating a heart in the middle. I wanted to design something that was simple and symbolic of the attitude in which this project was created.
Our family made up the word "recnac", which is cancer spelled backwards, because we found that it took the fear out of the word cancer. I hope you find the same simple yet powerful message of hope this logo offers those whose lives are affected by the disease."   
           ~ Brad Woodard 2009


What Cancer Cannot Do

Cancer is so limited...
It cannot cripple love.
It cannot shatter hope.
It cannot corrode faith.
It cannot eat away peace.
It cannot destroy confidence.
It cannot kill friendship.
It cannot shut out memories.
It cannot silence courage.
It cannot reduce eternal life.
It cannot quench the Spirit.

                            ~ unknown

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