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Let’s Talk About Lables

Let’s Talk About Lables

The term survivor doesn't seem to resonate universally, so why do we feel the need to assign lables to ourselves when it comes to cancer?

Wildfire Magazine Shines a Light on Changemakers

Wildfire Magazine Shines a Light on Changemakers

Wildfire Magazine is the very first magazine by and for young women with breast cancer. Editor April Stearns published their February/March issue this past Saturday, February 1st. Each issue comes with a different theme as well as their regular issue features such as Reader Stories, Yoga & Recipes, and Tell Your Story. This issue shines … Continue reading Wildfire Magazine Shines a Light on Changemakers

Writers Block is Real

Writers Block is Real

Nine months. I have been relatively silent for the past nine months. Even now, as I begin, the words are difficult to find. So for record-keeping purposes today is Tuesday, November 26, 2019. It's 2:16 PM. The Circle of Life is a Never-Ending Tail-Spin Death is a part of life, and over the last 6 … Continue reading Writers Block is Real

Sometimes It Takes A Village

Sometimes It Takes A Village

There are certain times in our lives when we can't do it all on our own. It can be very frightening, especially when your life is literally on the line. What started out as dire situation last Friday afternoon, for my friend Amy, ended up being a testament to how people can pull together and … Continue reading Sometimes It Takes A Village

San Antonio & Setting Goals

San Antonio & Setting Goals

I have so many thoughts swirling around. It's been a minute since I've written. Every time I've tried to carve out time, something else takes my attention. When I started writing this I was on a plane. In the middle seat. I loathe the middle seat. I have claustrophobia issues. I was on my way … Continue reading San Antonio & Setting Goals

I Still Have Work To Do

I Still Have Work To Do

Five years ago this August, I was told I had 2-3 years left to live. Five years ago I wasn't ready to die. Today, I'm still not ready, but it's not up to me; so until that day - I have work to do. When I look back over these years since cancer invited itself … Continue reading I Still Have Work To Do

DAMN IT DAWN! WE ONLY WANT YOU TO BE FUNNY!

DAMN IT DAWN! WE ONLY WANT YOU TO BE FUNNY!

The following is a Facebook post written by my amazing friend Dawn Lynn Goo. Dawn is a talented comedian and very well known for her brilliant wit and humor. Just like anyone else, Dawn has real feelings and emotions and sometimes between the jokes and the funny posts she drops some serious reality that needs … Continue reading DAMN IT DAWN! WE ONLY WANT YOU TO BE FUNNY!