Three Looks Good On Me

Three years ago today I launched this little blog. I remember sitting there thinking about hitting the publish key for the first time, baring my soul with the world. At the time, I was a mom of a two-month-old, just preparing to get back to work and trying to find a creative outlet where I […]

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Lessons in Acceptance

I’m a 33 year old cancer survivor. I will always deal with the fear of cancer coming back but I plan to live in a way that I don’t believe it will.

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Gathering Up My Silver Linings

This has, undoubtedly, been the hardest year of my life. Its not even a question. It’s like the past 3 years of hard things were just the warm up laps and this was the final sprint. It has flown by and has felt like a really bad dream… a total blur. Even though I received […]

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When the Dust Starts to Settle

Here we are at 4 weeks post double mastectomy. It is also 8 weeks since my last chemo injection. My life is slowly but surely coming back together before my eyes, even though some of those days I wasn’t sure it would. The chemo is finally out of my system and my energy levels are […]

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My Breast Cancer Journey: I’m Free

Miss me? It’s been well over a month since I’ve shared here how things have been going. The past month by far has been the hardest of all of it. The chemo, the fatigue, the endless doctor appointments… all of it. You would probably think, but Martha – you finished chemo, you could relax and […]

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My Breast Cancer Journey: Surgery Update

Hello friends! It’s been a bit since I’ve given an update and a lot has happened recently so I’ll dive right in. First of all – I just have to say that I am SO OVER IT. I knew that the side effects from Taxol were going to be cumulative, but I honestly wasn’t seeing […]

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Small Health Changes: Happy Pits

It’s been exactly 4 months since “my first day with cancer”. Months one and two were spent at endless doctors appointments, mostly in shock and confusion, and just trying to get from one day to the next without losing it. Those months also included the big baddie chemo drugs and lots and lots of down […]

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