Lisa F. Crites Archives - Page 2 of 7 - The Shower Shirt

My ‘Somewhat Controversial’ Guest Column

  When I returned from Washington DC, I attended a St. Patricks’ day event at a local attorney’s office. I was discussing my recent trip to Washington with a few lawyers and gave an overview of my many meetings, presentation to CMS (Medicare) in Baltimore, the...

Government Committee Presentations & CBS in Washington

This Blog is dedicated to my childhood friend, Lee Anne Swinger, who lost her battle with breast cancer this week. After a year of struggling, I know you are resting in peace. Along with the Medicare coverage application, our company had also applied for a government...

United States Congressmen & Senators

In January 2012, I received a second letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) stating my re-application for Medicare coverage had been denied, and The SHOWER SHIRT™ product was still deemed a ‘convenience’ item for breast cancer patients,...

Becoming A Known Quantity

With 2011 coming to an end, The SHOWER SHIRT™ had officially been on the market for one year, though only presented to the breast cancer/mastectomy garment industry seven months earlier. Both our retail sales and wholesale contracts were continuing to grow, but we...

No More FEAR (False Emotions Appearing Real)

I finally was out of bed long enough to begin writing my story. I cried as my recollection of everything was much larger in memory than when I was actually going through the trauma. The psychological pain of the entire process seemed more severe, the surgeries more...