Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Spirituality - Survivorship

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. While 1 in 5...
Blog - Reflections - Survivorship

Cancer at 27, Chemo at 28

I was sitting at our coffee table marking school papers when I scratched an itch on my breast. Initially, I felt a lump like a marble or...
Blog - Reflections - 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...
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...
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...
Blog - Wellness & Prevention

Genomics and You: Screening for Women at High Risk (2 of 4)

     There is no question that genetics has become a hot topic in medicine. It seems that every week there is an...
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...
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...
Blog - Healthy Lifestyle - Spirituality - Survivorship

Digging Deep – 2 of 4

Why me? When I stop to think of my life and how it seemed at the time of diagnosis I can identify areas where I was unhappy or...