In 2011, according to the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention 20,593 women in the United States were diagnosed with ovarian cancer. This is important because in October 2011, I was one of those women diagnosed. Unfortunately, 14,346 women in the US died, only 30% survived. My...

Being diagnosed with breast cancer, having a bi-lateral mastectomy, dealing with the emotional trauma of telling my kids I had cancer to facing the psychological scars of survivor’s guilt has been part of my 2nd act. But when it comes to breast cancer I’m not...

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. ~ Bertrand Russell Have you ever experienced such intense sadness that you couldn’t imagine ever feeling hopeful again? Maybe, like me, you once stood in the corner at a New Year’s Eve party you wished you’d skipped. As you watched your...

On December 21, 2006 I began my cancer journey. On that day I never thought I would survive nor how I would change my thinking about what I thought about Cancer. After a routine mammogram, which was followed by a biopsy, I received a call...

My mother was a foodie. It didn’t matter what she prepared it was always amazing. Her cooking was simply delicious, always creative, and I can taste and smell certain dishes through my memories and the love they delivered. She could feed 200, 500 or a...

The day I was told I was dying..The day I was diagnosed. The day my life changed forever. My tumor was on the left breast on the bottom of it. It itched! I just knew it was a bug bite … Fast Forward to end of the...

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...

At the end of a busy Tuesday, I was driving to a party when I received the call that would change my life. After hanging up I decided to change my own.   I knew in that moment how I approached this news and the rest of...

My name is Heidi Bright. I have fought two late-stage cancers, stage 3 Breast cancer since 2001 and stage 4 Head and Cancer since diagnosed in 2005 with two major recurrences in 2012 and 2013, requiring an 8-hour surgery, followed eight months later with a...

Thank you for reading my story. My website is: www.jodiesjourney.com I am a Mum with two beautiful special needs girls, who has fought blood cancer three times and in total have dealt with six medical traumas. Medical Negligence | Lymphoma 01 | Lymphoma 02 |...