Mar 25, 2020 Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE - Stories - Warrior

Coping with MBC during the Covid-19 Pandemic

As I enter the second week of the corona virus/covid-19, the world around me is growing more isolated by the day. I am a 42 year old MBC...
Mar 25, 2020 Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE - Stories

#StayHome with Shonte Drakeford, MBC ANGEL Advocate

During this time of uncertainty with the current COVID-19 outbreak, we want to remind you that we at Tigerlily Foundation care about you...
Mar 13, 2020 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

My Cancer is HANGRY. Is MBC Really that Complicated?

In the Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) community we introduce ourselves to each other with an “elevator speech”. It’s pretty similar...
Feb 10, 2020 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Does having stage 4 breast cancer not make me worthy of Love?

As hard as it is to admit, I have not been successful in finding love in a mate in my adult years. Until my adult years, I had no issue in...
Feb 10, 2020 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Worth reading about the findings published in SABCS 2019 for the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

Health is like a gift from God and those who have this blessing must try hard to preserve and keep it because nowadays one of the most...
Dec 5, 2019 Blog - Clincial Trials - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

“Why did I become an Advocate?” – Sheila McGlown, Tigerlily MBC ANGEL Advocate

Often times I’m asked, “Why did I become an advocate?”  And often times I ask myself the same question “WHY did I become an...
Nov 26, 2019 Blog - children - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with MBC is a family diagnosis

National Care Givers month has opened a door for my family and I to speak about my cancer diagnosis. Living with MBC is a family...
Nov 20, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Caregiver Perspective: Caring for my daughter with metastatic breast cancer

I’m often asked, “How do you do it”?  What they are asking is, how do I deal with the fact that my daughter Erica has terminal...
Sep 30, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Metastatic Breast Cancer - My Life

Tigerlily Foundation’s Young Women’s MBC Disparities Initiative

On March 20, Tigerlily Foundation hosted a Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Listening Summit, a historic initiative that is the first...
Sep 25, 2019 Blog - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Reflections

Overcoming the fear of recurrence and embracing my metastatic sisters

At my first conference for young women affected by breast cancer, I remember the other ladies talking about how their metastatic breast...