Blog - Reflections

Scanxiety

Scan•xiety: the anxiety associated with cancer detecting scans. I guess you could say that I had to become a cancer patient to learn...
Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Reflections

When they take your “security blanket“ away

My breast cancer was ER (Estrogen) and HER2 positive. Because of HER2, my doctor told me that I will need a chemotherapy for the best...
Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Reflections

The Fear of Unknown – I don’t want to know

How many times, when your doctor ordered a medical test, you either delayed going to, decided not to go, secretly hoped for the...
Blog - Healthy Lifestyle

Let the Music Play!

Music is a powerful force. It can minimize pain, boost one’s mood, and help with relaxation. With a breast cancer diagnosis, music can...
Blog - Reflections - Warrior

I heard these words: you have breast cancer.

My name is Izabela 8/17/16 my very comfy life turned 180. I heard these words: you have breast cancer. I just turned 33 Radiology tech...
Blog - Spirituality - Warrior

What Cancer Taught Me: Advice from a Survivor

By Caitlin M. Kiernan There is no question that a cancer diagnosis is life-altering.  I was never the same girl after my diagnosis....
Triple Negative Breast Cancer

I Am Enjoying Every Day More and More

In 2006, I was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ in my right breast. My oncologist mentioned that it was triple negative breast...
Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Keep Smiling. Keep Dreaming.

 You often hear of people being diagnosed with cancer, but you never think it would happen to you. At 30-years-old and mother to my...
Triple Negative Breast Cancer

TNBC Taught Me to Put Myself First

I have known that I was susceptible to cancer for about a decade – I have the BRCA gene and my mother had a double mastectomy. But a...
Triple Negative Breast Cancer - Uncategorized

Surviving Breast Cancer and Everything Else That Life Throws My Way

In 2003, just 6 months after having my youngest daughter, Rebecca, I felt a lump in my right breast.  I was immediately alarmed and...