A farewell letter to my hair

Dear hair, Now that you are (mostly) gone it seemed appropriate to say a few words, to remember the good times we had and to rehash how it all ended. ...

Having breast cancer… in Uganda

It is very easy to forget how privileged we are, especially in the face of something like breast cancer. I complain all the time about all the testing, the procedures, ...

What it feels like… (5 weeks in)

I can’t believe it’s been 5 weeks since my diagnosis. It feels like a whole entire lifetime has been squeezed into these handful of days that have passed. So what ...

Rethinking the pink (or my take on Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

Alright wonderful people. It’s time for me to get real here for a second. I want to talk about something that has been on my mind a lot lately and ...

Survival Mode

I wanted to start off by saying thanks for all of the positive vibes and well-wishes you sent my way this weekend, especially on Friday, as I was getting my ...

A Heartbreaking Work

Recently the book, “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius” has been coming to mind a lot. And it’s not just because the book begins with a tragic set of cancer ...

Future Baby Mama Drama

First, happy breast cancer awareness month! I will have much more to say on how I feel about having a disease that has a month, color and yogurt devoted to ...

Not so hot

Well guys, it’s beginning. I feel like poop. I haven’t even started chemo yet but I am getting a nice preview this weekend of what it’s like to feel like ...

Happy Days

I just wanted to write a quick post to say that today was a happy day. Nothing extraordinary happened. In fact, I had my work laptop stolen from my office ...

All of the feelings (Day 14)

Alright, guys, back from Maine and feeling refreshed and ready to knock out what is hopefully my last week of 10 zillion appointments. Seriously, I am pretty sure by the ...