Many times I think the word 'cancer' is what scares people when I tell them my story but for me it is the word 'mastectomy' that I choke on every time. It has been a great source of embarrassment and although I had no choice in having cancer or the location in which cancer was growing, I feel a sense of… Read More
So, six months ago I completed a Top 10 list of how cancer was crampin' my style. I said I would update it in approximately six months and amazingly enough, here we are six months later. My original Top 10 were the following; The Lack of Sleep Looking Sick The Chance of Infertility Being The Reason For… Read More
This week, I've asked Keith to write my blog entry. I think many times caregivers are forgotten about, or come second to the patient's needs so I thought it would beneficial for caregivers to have some thing to relate to. So take it away Keith... About a week ago, Katie was reading me her latest blog (she… Read More
I think that I kind of assumed that there was an end to having cancer, you often hear people say 'when this is all over...' but I am still waiting for it to be over. It's true, cancer is no longer the first thing that I think of when I wake up in the morning, it's more like the third, and I don't look 'sick'… 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.