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 [...]