Three years

Three years. Three years since I heard those words “you have cancer”. The moment it felt like my world had ripped away. That I was no longer just living my life, I was doing anything I could to survive. Three years of treatments, surgeries, scans upon scans, poking, prodding, and so many tears. When I [...]

Breast cancer is a lifelong journey, but so are the friendships

"Breast cancer is a life long journey, but so are the friendships." – Jen Merschdorf, fearless leader, YSC. Last weekend, I went to the YSC Summit in Austin, a three-day conference put on by the Young Survival Coalition for young women diagnosed with breast cancer between the ages of 18 and 40 along with their [...]

Never alone

Social media and the power of technology are an amazing thing. A couple of months ago, I began using the Breast Cancer Healthline app, an app designed for people living with breast cancer and to find community to carry each other through this storm. When I was first diagnosed, I felt scared and isolated but [...]

Finding Support and Community with the new Breast Cancer Healthline App

Going through a cancer diagnosis can be very isolating. There are times where I’ve felt so lonely through my diagnosis. Scared and uncertain of what the future holds. Not knowing what to expect or if what I was feeling was normal. When I was first diagnosed, I scoured the Internet trying desperately to find other [...]