From Cancer to Creation
After Jones found a lump during a self breast exam in 2008, she came up with the Hug Wraps® idea during her first day of radiation treatment 상상밴드 다운로드.
“My first day of radiation, the staff looked at me, pointed to the dressing room and handed me a hospital gown, and the nurse said, ‘You are going to wear one of these for the next seven weeks.’ And she pointed to a stack of hospital gowns 폴리곤 다운로드. That is when the dam broke. At that point, I knew I might not be able to control cancer, but I could control what I wore.” Jones calls that her “Vera Wang moment,” when the kimono-style flannel treatment gown was born 무한으로 렙업하기 다운로드.
The Best Therapy
Jones purchased the most bright, cheerful flannel fabric she could find and made a pattern to allow for drains, coverage and front opening and designed it for dignity Download Batman Arkham Knight. “I wore it to the very next day of radiation,” Jones said. “Another woman, Millie, was there for treatment and she wanted to know where I got it gundam game. She was shocked that I had made it. I asked her if she wanted one, she said yes, and it went on from there — I just kept making them. The best part about it was it took the focus off me 구글 고글스 다운로드. “Every time I sat down to sew another Hug Wrap for another patient, it was the best therapy to get rid of my anger.”
“A hospital gown screams, ‘I am sick.’ We are more than a 9:30 appointment on the treatment
conveyor belt 고클린 광고제거 다운로드. I want a patient to feel like they matter. A Hug Wrap does that. It reminds those in the medical field that this is someone’s mother, aunt, sister or daughter,” shares Jones 에프터이펙트 2018 다운로드.
In January of 2011 Hug Wraps® obtained its 501(C)3 status with the vision of one day being able to provide Hug Wraps® at no cost to cancer patients 삼성 언어 다운로드. Currently a donation of at least $50 is necessary in order to cover the costs for an adult Hug Wrap daum 사전 다운로드.
Brenda still does all the sewing herself and is in need of monetary donations for fabric and always loves to hear from potential sponsors who will cover the cost of creating Hug Wraps® so that she can pass them on to cancer patients at no cost and keep making a difference in patients’ lives.
* Portions of our About You page were taken from Brenda’s interview on www.WhoDidGoodToday.com which can be found in full on our Media Page