Category Archives: give back

August 3, 2016: Today’s Worth Celebrating!

Today’s worth celebrating! Every day is actually, and this date reminds me why every day should be cherished.    August 3rd, 2015, I was told I was in remission! At that moment in time, NO cancer could be detected in … 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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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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November 29, 2015: Thanksgiving in my Heart

   Last year I wasn’t able to travel for Thanksgiving. I had just come home from the hospital after my double mastectomy and had opted to start reconstruction at the same time instead. A year later, I went to my … Continue reading

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August 3, 2015: All the News

Today, I met with my oncologist and I received the news every cancer patient can’t wait to hear: You are in remission! Woohoo!!! I can’t even explain the jubilation I felt. I can officially call myself a survivor! I wanted … Continue reading

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July 20, 2015: Some News

Amazing things have happened in the past two days with only a couple bumps in the road.  Courage Conquering Cancer (our nonprofit company) has raised enough money to gift over 500 Recovery Tees! That was our yearly goal. We couldn’t … Continue reading

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June 25, 2015: The Story Behind the Recovery Tee

My husband lost his job. A few days later, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I needed a double mastectomy. Our insurance deductable was $6,000 before it paid a single penny. My surgeon said I’d be off work a minimum … Continue reading

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