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Facing cancer this christmas

Facing Cancer this Christmas

There are moments in this life that stop you in your tracks. They shift your universe and make you start evaluating everything around you. One of these moments happened to our family last month, and I am grateful that it’s given us the opportunity to look at what is important and “cut the fat” from […]

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Breast Health

When I think of breast cancer I feel mixed emotions, it is a combination of anger, frustration, sadness, and the desire to help others heal. I have had family members and friends who have battled with breast cancer. It has taken too many lives and shaken up too many worlds. There is a lot of […]

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What a Survivor Mom Wants You to Know

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. As you may know, I am a survivor of advanced stage cervical cancer. This experience flipped my life (including motherhood) completely upside down. Once the surgeries, chemo, and radiation were over, I expected to fall back into the same life I’d known before. Yes, I was that naive. I […]

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Goodbye Kindergarten

Goodbye Kindergarten

I put my hands on the steering wheel and tried to fight back the tears. Bella was staring out the open window yelling “Goodbye Kindergarten! I love you so much!” Kindergarten was over. Just like that. How did we get here? At one point, I didn’t know if I would see the first day, let […]

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