Sharing Donna’s Story

Donna is one of my absolute breasties!  She & I are part of a small private message group & have been chatting daily for quite a while now.  We’ve all bonded in such a special way & Donna brings so Read More …

Prioritizing My Health After Cancer

I wouldn’t say that I’m glad I had cancer, because… well, to be quite honest, it sucked.  But along with the bad, there is always good to be found.  I believe in learning from the tribulations life hands us along the Read More …

Sharing Johnnie’s Story

Johnnie was your typical 19 year-old from Fresno, California.  She’d just started college & her first job.  She’d been sick with a cold that continued to persist; eventually she went to the doctor.  During their visit, her doctor noticed a Read More …

Painted Pink by Karee Shaw

Last year while I was going through treatment, Karee, a friend I had met on Instagram shared a poem with me.  When I read it, I was very touched & brought to tears.  The words resonated with me deeply, having Read More …

Chemo Hair Regrowth & Wigs

I’m over the moon to finally be a wig free member of society again.  While I grew to enjoy the ease of throwing on a wig, quickly each morning, I’m now appreciative to feel the wind blowing through my hair once again.  Certainly, an improvement to alternately fearing Read More …

Hormone Therapy

Following surgery, chemo & radiation, my treatment continues with hormone therapy.  Upon completion of radiation I began this step by taking Tamoxifen.   I have however, recently changed my hormone therapy plan & am exploring alternate options.  There seems to be Read More …

Sharing Mary’s Story

I met Mary on Instagram (there seems to be a reoccurring theme here… such a wonderful community of cancer fighters on Instagram!!).  Mary is a strong wonderful woman, enjoying life with her husband & two chocolate Labradors, in Connecticut.  I’m proud Read More …

Sharing Lorena’s Story

  I met Lorena on Instagram, we’ve followed one another along our journeys as the timing of our treatments was very similar.  She’s a beautiful woman inside & out & I’m so honored to share her story today. Lorena lives with her husband in beautiful Mexico City, Read More …

Sharing Melissa’s Story

I met Melissa last year, while going through chemo myself, at a photo shoot with Click for Hope featuring a few products from Melissa’s online shop, Hope25.  She’s a tremendous contributor to the cancer community & is a true inspiration. Read More …

Sharing Pat’s Story

I met Pat on Instagram & we’ve been there to encourage one another through our journeys.  Pat is a beautiful strong woman from New Jersey, a body builder even, who felt she was too healthy to ever have cancer. A Read More …