Three Month Cancer Screening: Success

I would be a damn liar if I said that I haven't been stressed, preoccupied, and scared shitless the past few weeks waiting for this first screening since finishing chemo 3 months ago. Three months ... That's it. Honestly, it feels like a lifetime ago, but also like it was just yesterday that I was … Continue reading Three Month Cancer Screening: Success

I Didn’t Sign Up For All of This

Now that I have completed my chemo and my cancer is in remission, I am doing my best to pick up the pieces and get on with my life … but every time I do, I get a stark reminder that I am not the same. I can’t just jump in and do things like … Continue reading I Didn’t Sign Up For All of This

I Was Mad at God

Even though it was almost a year ago, I remember it like it was yesterday … I had just come home to Maryland from a nice two-week vacation visiting my family and friends in Kansas for the holidays and I was ready to get back to my crazy busy life. It was January so that … Continue reading I Was Mad at God

Eight Things About My Breast Cancer Experience That I Was Never Quite Prepared For

It’s been ten months since my breast cancer diagnosis and I’m still going through this nightmare - even though I have completed my treatment and my cancer is in remission. My body is still trying to heal after all of the trauma its been through.Throughout my journey I found out that there are so many things that I … Continue reading Eight Things About My Breast Cancer Experience That I Was Never Quite Prepared For

14 Side Effects of Chemo and What to Do…

I experienced so many weird side effects when I underwent chemo. During that time I feverishly searched Google to find out if these side effects were a result of the chemo and if they were, were they normal?  I found that pretty much anything weird that happened to body was a result of the chemo … Continue reading 14 Side Effects of Chemo and What to Do…

Chemo is Complete, But I Learned A Lot Along the Way

Wow…after this long, 4 1/2 month road, I finally completed my FINAL chemo treatment on Sept. 21, 2016!I went through chemo from June 9 – Sept. 21. In all honestly, I had a hell of a horrible experience. There were days that I literally felt so sick that I contemplated if death would have been a … Continue reading Chemo is Complete, But I Learned A Lot Along the Way

I Lost My Hair Today

It’s not like I didn’t know my hair was going to fall out … I just didn’t expect it to happen so fast – and all at once. I’ve only had one chemo treatment and it literally has only been three days since my hair started to fall out. Now … it’s gone. My hair … Continue reading I Lost My Hair Today