A new, sunny era

A new, sunny era

I recently went to a cancer retreat full of women who have been impacted by the disease. We were all at different stages of our journeys and it was a pretty eye opening experience. There were people who were able to say that cancer is now in their rear view, and others who were in [...]

When there are a million reasons to quit

When there are a million reasons to quit

Since the moment I said “yes” to half marathon training, I’ve had more than my share of setbacks. Despite that, the thought of quitting never crossed my mind. When I set a goal, nothing can stop me from achieving it. Maybe it's my stubbornness with a little bit of motivation mixed in, but either way, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]