Tag Archives: breast cancer survivor

as pinktober approaches….

Just like women used to be offended or even upset by sexist advertising campaigns of the past, I have grown to loathe the big pharmaceutical companies’ cancer drug commercials. I am also on overload on hospital and cancer treatment center … Continue reading

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survivors have a responsibility to pay it forward

I am 7 years and 1 month breast cancer free. I would not have gotten here without the occasional support of other survivors before me.This is, after all, a journey like no other. And not a journey I would wish … Continue reading

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the waiting is the hardest part

June 1st was 7 years. Today was the official all clear. Lucky seven. The waiting is always the hardest part. I am still one of the lucky ones. That is hard some days to wrap one’s head around.

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seven years

Today is exactly 7 years to the day that I am officially breast cancer free. It has been a crazy seven years. And I will say it again, that everything since breast cancer has been an amazing journey. Life is … Continue reading

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#bullsh😡t , penn medicine

Let's recap: I have had three surgeries (breast cancer, full hysterectomy, knee surgery) and quite a few procedures over the past six years. I have also had radiation, a colonoscopy, an endoscopy, the flu, a sprained ankle, and so on … Continue reading

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six years.

Six years. I feel like I have lived an entire other life since the cancer was cut out…six years ago today. I have avoided writing this post all day.  And now as I sit in the quiet of the place … Continue reading

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milestone: five years is coming soon

Well in a few short weeks another high school reunion will be here. So much has happened in five years, so much. But what another Shipley reunion also means is I am creeping up on the five year anniversary of … Continue reading

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