ImagiNation with Christine Strange

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Christine Strange

OccupationTickled Pink Club 

Favorite Productivity Tool: Handwrite to-do’s every morning. 

Most Recommended App: Pandora - workout music, Phillip Phillips 

Last Thing You Read: Currently reading Better Than My Dream 

Website: tickledpinkclub.com

Instagram handle: @TPShoot 

Tell us about your journey? Six years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I’ll never forget that moment when the phone rang…where I was, what day it was, what time it was…it changed my life forever.  I enjoy today, I thank God for each and every day.  I am grateful for my close friends and cherish my family.  I say “I love you” as often as I can. 

I started the “Tickled Pink Club” as a shooting club shortly after my last breast cancer treatment.  I felt powerless and feared that the cancer might come back.  I wanted to take control of my life again. I picked up a shotgun and started practicing shooting clay targets with my husband and our son. Soon I felt my confidence coming back and I entered a clay shooting tournament that helped raise money for uninsured women to receive free mammograms. That was several years ago, now the “Tickled Pink Shooting Club” has many followers and has turned into a lifestyle club called the “Tickled Pink Club”. Our club is for; breast cancer fighters, survivors and strong women everywhere.

The Tickled Pink Club helps on average 800 Atlantan women a month receive a free mammogram. We have partnered with the “Breast Cancer Survivors' Network” (BCSN) and donate proceeds from; shooting tournaments, my dress and purse lines to BCSN. Together we can make a difference, you can make a “purchase for a purpose” and you can make prevention the way to beat this “target” called breast cancer. 

My hope for you is that you find peace, love and strength through fighting breast cancer, surviving breast cancer or just everyday life…every day is a gift.  Enjoy it!

What what's your favorite part of your day? Morning workouts, running with dogs, orange theory

When do you feel most successful? When we're handing checks to Janet, helping other women get free mammograms. 

What do you do to recharge when you’re feeling drained? Going on the trail, going to beach house with family and relaxing. 

What do you know today that you wish you would have known when you first got started as an entrepreneur? Support yourself, surround yourself with strong & successful women. You don’t need a lot of people around, just really quality people around. 

How do you optimize your day? Some days I start at 5:30 am, optimize by quality work but then giving myself a break. Switching thoughts and reading a book. Having a balanced healthy diet. 

Who is the person/people who allowed you to imagine more? Husband and my son. ‘My boys’

What does imagining more mean to you and your story? There’s no limits, looking forward to 2018 and coming up with new ideas to propel the company. Looking forward to new ideas, and more women getting help. 

If you could do more of one thing every day what would it be? If I had an additional hour every day I would spend time with family. 

Favorite social media platform? Instagram