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...
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...
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 30, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

Why I started my Grassroot Non-profit Organization Angel in Disguise inc. after my Metastatic Diagnosis

In 2011, I became a metastatic breast cancer patient after an initial diagnosis in 2003. I had no clue what it meant to be...
Jul 23, 2019 Living with MBC - MY LIFE - Spirituality

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

My name is Angela aka Jersi Baker. I am 48-years-young. I am battling this disease for the third time and am now living with Stage...
Apr 27, 2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

How to be a Good Friend to Someone with Terminal Cancer

Her husband Patrick has big plans for the Northwest Arkansas METSquerade. Plans to double year one donations in year two, three, and stand...
Oct 12, 2018 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

Fabianna is Fabulously Fighting. 1 of 4

It was 2004, Dave and I had been happily married for four years, our beautiful daughter, Mackenzie, was born in April that year, and we...
Mar 23, 2017 Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

Rebecca’s Ode to Beth Calabotta

I don’t know what to do so I’m doing this, I’m writing. I am consumed by that horrible, helpless feeling that comes when...
Feb 23, 2017 Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

How a Disney Princess Helped Me Discover My New Normal

I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in the Fall of 2013. The news was shocking and sobering, especially...