diagnosis

There are things I wish someone had told me about chemo, mastectomy surgery, and radiation therapy that are not necessarily life or death, but certainly would have helped before I got to each treatment in my journey. I’m trying my best to remember some of the random and weird things that I’ve come across during […] Read more…

There’s nothing that will knock the air out of you harder emotionally than a cancer diagnosis. Although treatments have certainly progressed, cancer (even breast cancer) is still very scary. I completed my biopsy on a Friday. By Tuesday I received a call asking me to come straight into the doctor’s office that Wednesday morning. I wasn’t […] Read more…

finding my cancer

It was the first week of November – November 2nd, to be exact. I don’t remember what I was doing, but I do remember feeling a sudden and sharp pain in my left breast, like a nerve firing off. I went to rub the pain away and froze. Using my fingertips, I began to investigate […] Read more…