An Update on All the Things: Cancer, Kickstarters and Starting a Movement

Alright, I realize it’s been awhile since I have given all of you wonderful people a real update. I have been avoiding posting about cancer things because there are so ...

Making Progress on this Progression

Dear friends and family and wonderful people whom I’ve never even met, This is first just a word of thanks for the incredible outpouring of support you’ve shown, yet again, ...

10 (First) Steps to Saving Your Own Life (After a Cancer Recurrence)

(Well friends, here’s the blog I never wanted to write. The cancer is back. This basically sums up the chaos that has ensued ever since.)  1. First you have 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 ...

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 ...

“Wait, what?” Eleven examples of why having cancer is super weird

You guys, my life is WEIRD! Like…super strange. Let me give you some examples. 1. Last week I calmly logged into Etsy and purchased some nice caps and head wraps ...

What if feels like… (Day 7)

Before I dig in I just wanted to throw out a big thank you to anyone reading this blog. I never could have guessed how important this little corner of ...

What it feels like to be diagnosed with breast cancer (Day 5)

Pretty overwhelming! It’s not yet overwhelming in a “oh my goodness I have a horrible disease” or a “life is so unfair” or even a “I am having so many ...

Brave

Brave is a word I am not used to hearing so often. It’s especially a word I am not used to hearing in reference to myself and my life.  I ...

What it feels like to be diagnosed with breast cancer (Day 1)

It definitely wasn’t what I expected. I expected the diagnosis, by the time it came around, but I didn’t expect the feelings that followed. The radiologist had said “very suspicious.” ...