Being diagnosed January 10, 2012, with triple-negative invasive ductal carcinoma was the game-changer in my life’s journey. I have ridden the ebb and flows of that diagnosis and continue to do so. At the time of diagnosis, I was told that the cancer was aggressive and...

The day I decided upon double mastectomy and reconstruction for treating my breast cancer was the day my spouse, Brett, came out as a trans.  When you face your own mortality, it causes you to take stock of what's important in life. I cried when Brett...

I never ever thought I would be the one in eight, with no family history, How could this happen to me? On October 26th 2007 days before my 40th birthday I found a lump. I already had a mammogram booked since I was turning 40....

March 14, 2015 was the day I found a pea sized lump under my nipple and after having a mammogram and a biopsy, I got the call. I was alone when the Dr called, other than my little kids being home. I took the call...

I am 52 years old and was diagnosed with breast cancer in May of 2017 – one week after my birthday, and one week after leaving my job to pursue a new career in real estate.  During these early deepest and darkest moments of despair, it...

She noticed her stomach swelling to a point where she looked pregnant; it was tender but not painful enough to go to the hospital. She tolerated it for a while but it keep swelling up and her mom decided it needed to be looked at....

Dear Cancer,  I hate you. I hate everything you stand for. I hate that you have the power and control to hurt the people I love. I hate that you've caused me so much heartache. You linger like an unknown shadow in the back of every...

I am praising God because the Lord has given me a new song. God is faithful and his grace and mercy endures forever. Over the past months, the difficulties of life dwelled at my door– I was stroked with a life-threatening situation. The thought of dealing with...

When I was diagnosed with Stage II Invasive Breast Cancer in March 2012, I didn’t get mad.  I didn’t even get mad when I found out I had to have a double mastectomy, chemo and radiation.  Now, to be honest when I found that information...

In the fall of 2011 I got a piercing pain in my left breast and during a physical a few weeks later my Dr. discovered a lump. So off to mammogram and when the radiologist came in to do the ultra sound himself I already...