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News - August 1, 2007

'Mod Mom' gets a makeover

Surprise win for a Silicon Valley mom returns some sparkle to cancer survivor's days

by Arden Pennell

Raising an energetic toddler while battling an aggressive form of breast cancer left Kristen Dimont, known online by her handle "ModMommy" or "ModMom," depleted and frazzled.

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Editorial Intern Arden Pennell is can be e-mailed at [email protected]

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Posted by mod*mom
a resident of Stanford
on Jul 31, 2007 at 9:04 pm

thank you for writing about my wonderful makeover arden!
+ thank you again to the fabulous vivre gym at http://vivrepa.com
+ mantra restaurant (the seabass is fabulous),romi boutique (lisa the manager is very nice), la belle spa(ruth gave me a fabulous facial), the silicon valley mom's blog members + especially the beautiful, sensitive beth blecherman http://techmamas.typepad.com for personally arranging, escorting, shopping, advising, reassuring + being my press agent.

special thank you to the magnificent + lovely nancy mau, 7-year breast cancer survivor, for generously creating the cancer survivor's exercise program at vivre gym, teaching the classes free of charge + creating a community of cancer survivor's overjoyed + excited about integrating mind, body + spirit. you're our hero nancy!

p.s. mod*mom is at http://modmom.blogspot.com


Posted by Beth Blecherman
a resident of Menlo Park
on Jul 31, 2007 at 9:37 pm

I have been reading the Palo Alto Weekly for years because I grew up in Palo Alto. Thank you for covering our Makeover Story. We can't wait to do our next Moms makeover.
Beth Blecherman
www.svmoms.com


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