Thank you! Love, Us

An incredible, magical, love-fueled thing happened this week. It started out as me telling a story about my expensive out-of-network surgery I had coming up and my best friend, Meredith, ...

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Wantful

Chemo has been quite cruel to me lately. This particularly harsh drug has kept me house- and couch-bound for upwards of a week at a time. It’s made me feel ...

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My heroes

Lately I have been feeling very much like a boxer in a ring. I have been physically and emotionally knocked down more times than I can count in the last ...

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I ran away

Today I ran away. I was too upset to stay in one place, too scared to be still. So I ate my breakfast, pulled on my shoes and I ran ...

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What not to say to a cancer patient (and what you can say instead)

Dearest wonderful friends! This is a post I’ve been thinking about writing for a long time and I feel has recently become more relevant. Why? Because this past week was ...

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Hello 2014: Good-bye 2013 (Part 1)

Well 2013 has been a hell of a year, to say the very least. It feels like it would be very easy to say “good (insert expletive of choice) bye ...

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Resilient

I am sitting here getting my twelfth and final Taxol treatment and I could not be more thrilled. Twelve weeks is a long time to endure anything, let alone something ...

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Heavy

My life has been feeling very heavy lately. I feel that, perhaps, it is the heaviness that comes with settling into life as a cancer patient. I am really “in ...

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Grateful

I know that I am one day behind in discussing my gratitude during the month of giving thanks but I really wanted to contemplate this one before I put it ...

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Following the aliveness

This week was a tough one friends. In short, I have been dealing with an allergic reaction to something. For two weeks in a row I have had this horrible, ...

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