Category Archives: breast cancer

August 10, 2016: Because I Carry the BRAC2 Mutation

What happens if you have tested positive for the BRAC2 mutated gene? I’m still not sure I even know or understand all the repercussions of knowing I have this mutation. I can just write about what I know to be … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015: Celebrating Life

In a couple of weeks, I will be celebrating my 1st Lifeday! What’s a “Lifeday” exactly? Many of us celebrate our birth each year on our birthday, which is typically the day we were born. Well, on Aug. 3rd I’ll … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016: Slipping Back Into the Darkness

Depression was something I used to think I knew something about, but the reality is knowing about something is not the same as understanding. The deep, dark, irkiness some find swallowing them whole is still foreign to me. I pray … Continue reading

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April 9, 2016: Renew Me, O Lord

                  

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April 8, 2016: But I Did It All Right

What if I did everything it said to do to prevent cancer? Would I be guaranteed to not get it? Currently, the answer is NO! Most products available today weren’t put on the market knowing they would cause harm. It’s … Continue reading

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March 23, 2016: Three Things Every Cancer Patient NeedsĀ 

Regardless of what type of cancer a person has, I’ve found we all really need three similar things. And we don’t just need these things at diagnosis. We need these things long term. Everyone can help even if you don’t … Continue reading

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March 21, 2016: An Answer to a Prayer I Never Said

About two years ago, my husband and I felt two different ways. As the wife, I stepped back and decided to be supportive of a change in my husband’s career I wasn’t set on myself. It was the beginning of … Continue reading

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