Cancer Takes

I went to lunch with a friend and colleague today and it was so nice to get out of the house for something so “normal”. We got to talking about a lot of things happening in our lives… and not a lot about cancer. Which made me think – how refreshing! Right now at this […]

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When Martha Met Taxol

This is the first moment I’ve had all day to sit and reflect with my thoughts – we’ve been busy because today is treatment day. I genuinely look forward to this day every week because of a few reasons: It means more medicine going in to aid the fight of this horrible disease One step […]

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Momming with Cancer: Volume I

It’s 9:03 pm and we’ve been “putting Dane to bed” since 7:30 pm. As far as success levels are concerned for our “putting child to bed skills” – we’re batting under .100 (I just walked down to the Brewer game so the comparison felt right.) The last few weeks of bedtime have been brutal for […]

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My Breast Cancer Journey: 12 To Go

As we go into my FAVORITE holiday weekend, I’m struggling to find the right way to talk about how different this year is. I am so excited because I’m actually feeling really great this week – being between my two parts of treatment. My energy is back and I can’t wait to soak in the […]

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My Breast Cancer Journey: Frustrations

For me, having breast cancer is kind of like when you’re looking for a new car. Stay with me here, it makes sense… Once you know what you want, you see those particular models of cars everywhere… right? On the highway, on tv, all over the Internet… you know this happens. Well with cancer, which […]

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My Breast Cancer Journey: Sit Down, Be Humble

Thanks Kendrick, for the title inspo ;). Today marked treatment 3 of 4 for this first section of my chemo regimen. Its hard to believe we’ve already been at this 5 whole weeks. Time is flying by faster than I thought it would, even given the fact that I’m not working and have lots of […]

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My Breast Cancer Journey: The Beginning

Hey guys, it’s been a while. Just a few days over a month to be exact. That’s the longest I’ve gone without writing in a public way in almost two years. I’ve still be writing, but I’ve actually been using my hands and a pen and paper – also a first… in a dang long […]

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