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...

She has struggled with depression and anxiety as far back as she can remember. Her dad passed away when she was just 4 years old. Her world was turned upside down and everything spiralled out of control ever since. She’s been in and out of...

Her 2-year-old son has lived much of his young life in the hospital due to a rare heart condition. Because of this, she has developed secondary Post Traumatic Stress disorder. Through avoidance of her thoughts and triggers, she has also developed Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

She loved and she trusted him and he hurt her. She was 5 years old when the first one sexually abused her. She told and no one believed her. It happened again at 8 years old, but a different man this time. She told, but...

Her fear is constant, it doesn’t let up and she knows it doesn’t make sense. She lives with it everyday and it torments her daily. She sees and anticipates the worst in every situation.  She stresses about situations that haven’t happened and they aren’t logical, but...

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....