Learning how to love again…

Life is full of ups and downs. We are constantly rediscovering ourselves as we navigate life’s twists and turns. We are the sum of our experiences (good and bad). Everything we’ve gone through in our lives has shaped the person that stares back at us in the mirror every morning. Who I was last year... Continue Reading →

Happy Boobday!

I survived my second tissue expansion which was a lot less painful than the first, but just as uncomfortable. I was constantly checking my calendar and counting down the days until my final surgery. I had returned to work on a modified schedule which was a huge help considering I was struggling with getting my... Continue Reading →

What Now?

I was cancer free, but I still had to have one more expansion before my surgery. My doctors' appointments didn't slow down, in fact I felt like I had more than usual. My prayer continued to be that God completely restore my health. One of the things that my doctors constantly reminded me of is... Continue Reading →

I’m Still Here

Some days were good and others were not so great. There were days that I didn't look at my phone, I didn't open the blinds or get out of bed. I was tired in every sense of the word. I was still going back and forth to the doctor. I bounced between my oncologist, surgeon... Continue Reading →

Pillows, Pills & Prayer…

I was so grateful to have the help and support of my loved ones. I had to use a small stool to get in and out of the bed in my parents’ guest bedroom. I had to constantly have help adjusting all the pillows. Between the pain and having drains on each side, I wasn’t... Continue Reading →

Road to Recovery…

The next morning I was finally able to eat solid food. My body was so tired and sore. I managed to get up (with help) and get myself together. I struggled to pull on my shirt because I couldn't lift my arms. When I finally looked in the mirror, my clothes looked so funny. I... Continue Reading →

Kiss “the girls” goodbye

It was 5:45am and I was sitting in the wating room of Duke Raleigh Hospital with my mother, boyfriend and Godmother by my side. I appeared calm on the surface, but really my mind (and heart) was racing. I couldn't believe today was the day. I was walking in with breasts and things would be... Continue Reading →

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