Jan 14, 2020 Advocacy - Blog - Empowerment - Reflections - Survivorship - Survivorship

Three easy ways to be a breast cancer advocate

One of the things I learned as a 2019-2020 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Young Advocate is advocacy can take many forms. In fact, there’s...
Nov 29, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Spirituality - Survivorship

Holiday Blog: The answer is, through gratitude.

For any person, coming upon the end of a year can make you feel like you are searching for all the promises you’ve kept, goals...
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...
Sep 20, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Stories - Survivorship - Warrior

Something is wrong: An unlikely diagnosis

“Something is wrong,” I said to my mom on the phone, standing in front of the bathroom mirror.  While my left breast had felt...
Sep 15, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE - Reflections - Stories

It all started with a lump…

It all started with a lump… At the age of 31, I was diagnosed with stage 1b intraductal carcinoma.  It was life...
Aug 23, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Warrior

Through the Fire with Patricia Fox

With a newly clear mind and sun shining throughout my entire studio apartment, I began to shower in more delight than usual. Only a couple...
Jun 27, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Survivorship

Being Real and Raw (4 of 4)

Yes, going through treatments is about finding the humour in things, it’s about distracting yourself with fun and laughter, it’s the...
Jun 22, 2019 Blog - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Reflections

“We have this one life, it is a one time offer, use it well.- Fabianna Marie (2 of 4)

Breast Cancer has cut lives short, has instilled fear, and makes us question how far we can go.  But strength doesn't come from what we...
Jun 19, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Survivorship

Resonating with “Survivorship” (3 of 4)

I received the call from my doctor announcing my diagnosis on October 13, 2009. October happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness month. A...
Jun 10, 2019 Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Nutrition - Reflections - Survivorship

Learning to Love Your Body as Part of Recovery – 2 of 4

Thank you all so much for following along as I share my story here with the Tigerlily family. It’s such an honor to be affiliated with...