The Women I Have Come to Know

Cancer has given me some wonderful things that I am so thankful for. One of them is the connections that I have made and continue to make with other women in my situation facing the same fate as me. Togeth...

Hierarchy of the Klubhouse

Ana - her lovely housekeeper She runs a tight ship and gets things done! She knows where everything is, she cooks, cleans, looks after dogs, shops, does laundry and much more. Everyone needs an Ana - if onl...

Positivity

What is wrong with me? Why am I so positive? Through out my entire cancer journey with stage 4 breast cancer (all 6 months), I have been able to remain positive, minus a few days in my blue February. I sit ...

Cancer and Mental Health

I would rather have cancer than schizophrenia, bipolar or chronic depression. Even though I am terminal I get so much more support than if I had mental health issues. People are not afraid to talk to me abo...

Review of the Heal Documentary

What sparked this interest was an article my sister sent me after we discussed my disappointment after watching the Netflix documentary Heal. The article was “Cancer and the Not-So-Positive Power of Positive T...

My Cancer Reality

Some days I ask, “why me?” and at other times I am thankful for the extraordinary life that I have led thus far.  The disease, the meds, and my thoughts combine to drive my emotions into spirals. The l...

Yoga Practice

One of the things that not only helps with my pain and mobility but also helps with my mental health and wellbeing is yoga. It is a great time to practice some self care and just be with my own calm. And yo...