It feels so good not to live my life in 3 week, chemo-based, increments anymore. I feel like I can plan a little for the future and not have to cram everything into two week periods before I'm laid up from chemo again. I am well into my Christmas shopping and planning my weekends in October and November… Read More
I did it, I have completed six treatments and survived the scariest adventure I've ever been on. I feel as though a huge chapter has just closed and now I wonder what I should write about. The past 4 months of entries have been kind of chemo driven and now I'm on the 'other side'. I'm still dealing with… Read More
Tomorrow is the big day; chemo graduation day. I am less than 24 hours away from finishing chemo and I'm am a bundle of emotions. I am obviously excited because it is over. I will be really excited when my Neulasta shot is over too, that means no more needles in the stomach, yahoo!!! I am nervous. For the… Read More
Every website, piece of literature, or document devoted to cancer and cancer research that I can find says the key to beating cancer is early detection. In my case, financially, early detection is what hurt me. If I would have waited a little longer to go to the doctor, and let the cancer spread a little more,… Read More
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011 @ 26 years old. Breast cancer does not run in my family; further proof that cancer doesn’t discriminate.I am a strong believer that everything happens for a reason. I want to get my story out there so other young women know that they are not alone. I have been blessed with an incredible support system and I would love to pay that forward.