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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

On being bald and being authentic

I never thought of myself as a wig person. And by that I mean, in the very short time in which I have had to consider whether or not I ...

Life after the battle

Lately I have been thinking a lot about life after cancer. Maybe this seems like an obvious thing to do. Many people daydream about life after difficult or challenging times ...

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. ...

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 ...