Birdhouses that help fight blood cancer

Birdhouses that help fight blood cancer

I recently had the privilege of meeting Stephen Todd and I really want to introduce him to all of you because he's doing some amazing things in our community. Watch the video below to find out how he's been helping dozens of charities and how you can help him achieve his next goal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaR6BNweSQU&feature=youtu.be If [...]

Facing your fears

Facing your fears

You know that thing you've always wanted to do but just keep putting off? You should go do that thing. It's worth it, I promise! Sometimes "later" turns into "some day" which turns into "I wish I had." I don't know about you, but my biggest fear in life is having regrets. My second biggest [...]

WOW

WOW

"WOW" written upside down spells "MOM." Coincidence? I think not... Aren't moms amazing? All moms are, but I'm convinced that moms who also become caregivers are superheroes in disguise. My pre-cancer self had no idea what it took to be a caregiver, but my post-cancer self knows that at times, my caregivers had it worse than [...]

Life after cancer

Life after cancer

This picture was taken shortly after I returned to work. At this point, my life felt amazing. I had a coworker take this photo because I couldn't believe I finally had my own desk. Who gets excited over that? Someone who just beat cancer, I guess. Everything was amazing during those first few weeks of [...]

About Number 9

About Number 9

I wanted so badly to be able to title this post "Number 9, feeling fine!" News flash, Crystal! It's chemo, of course I'm not going to be feeling fine lol. One of my doctors told me that my first treatment would likely be one of the worst because the chemo was wiping out all of [...]

My new wigs!

My new wigs!

I know I've been slacking on the blog lately, I'm sorry! I can't say I don't have time because I have nothing BUT time, however it seems like I'm always either too sick to write or I'm feeling ok and want to get out of the house and do something! This has pretty much been [...]

I’m bald!

I’m bald!

Here it is... my never before seen scalp! Seriously, nobody has ever seen it before, not even when I was a baby! I was born with a full head of hair and have had long hair most of my life so I'm ready for the drastic change. I'm just hoping I don't have a funny [...]

Navy update

Navy update

A lot of people have been asking me how my recent diagnosis will affect my military service. I’ve been really nervous about it too, to be honest. Since I joined the military in 2010, I’ve had my heart set on being an officer. I finally earned my bachelor's degree in meteorology last year and have [...]