It’s Your Cancerversary

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.”-Washington Irving It has been awhile since I have written anything on here. Sometimes I just don’t know what to write, sometimes I …

Chronic Pain: Just Smile Through It

My breast cancer journey has literally ripped apart my body, leaving me with missing parts, and chronic pain. Last week my husband posted on his Facebook wall: “You see her always smiling in her photos. Because she will never let you know how much pain she really is in.” This is chronic pain. Every morning when my son Gideon and …

Nobody’s Perfect

    There is no such thing as perfect. You’re beautiful as you are. With all of your imperfections, you can do anything.” -Fish, from Courage the Cowardly Dog I was recently asked to pose for a pin-up calendar  featuring breast cancer survivors by my dear cyber friend and fellow breast cancer warrior Stori Nagel. When I first started planning …

Get Mad and Get Over It

I AM ANGRY … When I go to they gym and I lift my teeny tiny weights I feel humbled ; thinking to myself “ I took care of my body, I worked out,  I ate right so why did I have to get cancer ? Why did I have to loose my breasts? Why did my surgeries all have …