This gift is special to us at Lulu’s. We’ve all been touched by cancer somehow. Most of us would like to send a big middle finger in its direction. This gift was crafted with suggestions and recommendations from the people in our lives affected by it. In addition, Gifts by Lulu will donate 10% of all UP YOURS, CANCER! GIFT’S proceeds to the American Cancer Society. # OF DONATIONS MADE TO DATE: 2
If you’d like to make your own donation, please visit https://www.cancer.org/.
This gift includes the following items:
1- BLANKET: For the times you just can’t regulate your body temperature or you want some comfort during chemotherapy treatments. This flannel fleece throw blanket featuring a dense weave for extra warmth and comfort has edges that are hemmed with double stitching for durability. Measures approximately 60″ x 80″. Machine washable;
2- TRAVEL PILLOW: Take it with you to treatments or keep close by at home to make yourself more comfortable. Ideal for back and neck support. Bend it, twist it and shape it to adjust to your needs. Filled with tension easing micro-beads. Measures approximately 11″ x 11″ x 2.5″;
3- HAND WARMERS (set of 2): We heard from several people that staying warm after treatments was a problem. These hand warmers can be kept in your car, robe, jacket or even shirt pocket so you always have something close by. They feature ultra thin pads that warm to 65 degrees Celsius/149 degrees Fahrenheit when opened. Heat lasts approximately 12 hours;
4- THERMOMETER: Avoiding an infection during treatment is vital. This thermometer helps you keep track of your temperature so you can stay ahead of any infection. Forehead and ear use- the red backlight display warns that the patient may have a fever, get the accurate result ±0.3°C(0.5°F) in 1 second just by pressing a key, ear thermometer is ultra compact which measures 4.72″ in length only ,easy to be stored and carried anywhere;
5- WARM SOCKS: Sometimes all you need is warm feet to feel ok. For MEN- Heated SOX Thermal Winter Heavy Duty Crew Socks, 91% acrylic,5% nylon,3% polyester,1% elastaine. Socks size: 10-13 fits for shoe size 7-13. Brushed Inside ~ Comfort Toe Seam To Reduce Abrasion and Improve Comfort Heated sox ~ Moisture Control To Keep Feet Dry OR for WOMEN- One size fits all- 98% Polyester, 2% Spandex, lightweight, cozy, warm, ultra-soft and thick plush. Breathable for all-day foot wear. ANTI-SKID SOLE: The anti-slip nubs work well, nice thick gripper socks for warmth and safety. Nice length, A little above the ankle;
6- INSPIRATIONAL KEY CHAIN: something small in a pocket that encourages just by sight. These Inspirational Zen Stones Keychains feature stones with one inspirational word sure to lift the mood of whoever carries it. Each measures about 1 to 1 1/2 inches. Saying choices: FAMILY, TRUST, WISDOM, IMAGINE, HOPE, SUCCESS, INSPIRE, GRATITUDE, REMEMBER, COURAGE, BELIEVE, GOALS, LOVE
7- HEAD COVERING: We had several different recommendations on this- so we went with all of them. Depends on your needs- whether you’re covering for warmth or the loss of hair- or both. Choose between (a) INSULATED KNIT HAT WITH FRINGE- red, blue, black, beige with different designs- features a multi-color knit cap with a lively design, Mohawk-inspired fringe, soft fleece lining, matching pom pom at the top and braided ties for added decoration and a comfortable, snug fit. Made of 100% acrylic, one size fits most; OR (b) MULTI-PURPOSE HEAD BAND- numerous choices for color and design- can be used 16 different ways. 100% Premium Polyester Microfiber with high UV protection–a breathable material that wicks away moisture faster than the leading alternatives. They are stretchy, and conform to heads of all shapes and sizes, headbands are seamless, resulting in ultimate comfort. Size-19″x9.5″(48.5CMx25CM). Machine wash and dry; OR (c) BANDANA- tried and true. Choose between multiple colors- same timeless style;
8- JOURNAL/DIARY OR BOOK: Some people need to write and reflect for therapy while others prefer to read. We’ve given you a choice of: (a) JOURNAL/DIARY: Tree of Life by Gustav Klimt. 160 lightly-lined writing pages provide plenty of space for your personal reflection, sketching, or jotting down favorite quotes or poems, Acid-free archival paper takes pen or pencil beautifully. Elastic band attached to back cover keeps your place or keeps journal/diary closed. Binding lies flat for ease of use. 5” wide x 7” high; fits in most purses, backpacks, and totes; OR (b) THE LITTLE BOOK OF MINDFULNESS: 10 minutes a day to less stress, more peace (PR) by Patrizia Collard. Mindfulness is the easy way to gently let go of stress and be in the moment. It has fast become the slow way to manage the modern world – without chanting mantras or finding hours of special time to meditate. Bring these simple 5- and 10-minute practices into your day to find freedom from stress and ultimately, more peace in your life; OR (c) BEATING CANCER WITH NUTRITION (PR) by Patrick Quillin. This 400+ page book includes: An audio CD for those who are too sick or tired to read. This book provides a well-documented approach for using an aggressive nutrition plan of food and supplements to: 1) reverse or avoid the common malnutrition that kills 42% of cancer patients 2) make chemo and radiation more of a selective toxin, thus protecting the patients’ cells while making the cancer cells more vulnerable to medical elimination 3) slow cancer by limiting the amount of sugar available in the blood and gut for the glucose-dependent cancer cells 4) stimulate the immune system, which is in charge of killing all unwanted cells in the body, such as cancer 5) using foods and nutrition supplements as “biological response modifiers” to upregulate the body’s built-in mechanism for eliminating cancer cells;
9- GREEN TEA (4 packets): 4 different flavor packets, 1 each of Organic Vitamin Green Tea from Kiss Me Organics. 100% Natural. Hidden treasures- boosting the immune system, helps fight exhaustion and prevent stress, helps keep muscles healthy, supports health digestion (these assertions not evaluated by the FDA). Flavors included: Green Tea Green, Green Tea Coconut, Green Tea Mint, Green Tea Jasmine;
10- THERAPY SKIN LOTION: One of the biggest complaints is what chemo and radiation do to the skin- drying it out. This skin lotion by Alra protects skin during and post cancer chemotherapy and radiation treatment. The Therapy Lotion promotes regeneration of tissues and contains Vitamin E and 100% aloe vera, which acts as an anti-oxidant preventing the release of free radicals that cause cell damage. All-Natural Ingredients – it’s free of all detergents, preservatives, fragrance, and dyes to ensure minimal irritation, prevent inflammation, stop itching, and cure dryness. Boost your skin’s ability to lock in more moisture, you’ll look even, rested, and restored;
11- MEDICATED LIP BALM: Blistex Medicated is smooth, easy gliding protection for those lips touched by medical treatments;
12- BIOTENE DRY MOUTH RINSE (2 bottles) (2oz each): along with the chapped lips and skin is a dry mouth after treatments. Fresh mint moisturizing oral rinse mouthwash, special formula soothes dry mouth symptoms and protects against odors, oral rinse refreshes without burning, Lp3 salivary enzyme-protein system leaves your mouth feeling fresh, clean and moisturized. Contains no saccharin or alcohol;
13- ANTI-NAUSEA HARD CANDY– by 3 Lollies. Provides strong nausea relief sometimes caused by treatments. Completely natural and drug free and 100% safe for kids, adults, elderly persons and pregnant moms; each piece is individually wrapped to stay fresh and go with you anywhere. Powerful lozenges; 21 lozenges per container; infused with nausea-relieving essential oils of sour raspberry;
14- COOKIES: Sometimes your taste buds are affected by treatment- and mint is one of the only things that still tastes good. Fudge Mint by back to Nature. 6.4 oz. Fudge Coating, Wheat Flour and Peppermint Oil , Non GMO Project Verified , Kosher , No hydrogenated oils, no high fructose corn syrup;
15- SOUP (2 cups): A comfort food. By The Spice Hunter, these soups are quick and all natural. Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), Kosher-certified by the Orthodox Union (OU), No MSG, No trans fats, easy to prepare. Flavors- Split Pea Vegetarian and Chicken Noodle.
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