I was asked one day by one of my family members what does cancer feel like? Do I feel like I am dying? Does it hurt? What does chemotherapy feel like? Will you know if you have cancer? Here are 10 things I feel during treatment, just to enlighten everyone on what this journey actually … More What Does Cancer And Treatment Really Feel Like?
Forty is a milestone birthday. I vividly remember my mom’s 40th birthday. I was 8-years-old. My dad threw a huge surprise party for her. My uncle and aunt had traveled “up north” from St. Louis. My dad hired a singing telegram, my mom got several hundred gag gifts, including an anatomically correct puppet with a … More Thoughts On Being 40…
When you have cancer there is not much in your control anymore. It is especially frustrating when the treatments make you sicker than the disease. I had no symptoms before my diagnosis (in retrospect I had a few symptoms, but they were not anything that I couldn’t be explained by other conditions). I have completely … More Bald Is Brave
Well, I am still alive and kicking. The last two months have been a whirlwind. The beginning of the New Year, I was preparing to train for Grandma’s marathon. Starting to get ready for the half marathon I had in the middle of February, and was just going to multiple appointments getting my daughter diagnosed … More Two Treatments Down, Sixteen More To Go