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What does it mean to be a survivor? I was asked this question in a recent conversation and, as much as I embrace this new identity for me, I thought about for a minute. So after I paused, I replied that for me being a survivor means that I have overcome obstacles and I am able to forge through significant challenges and be victorious on the other side of them. Because of this, I feel empowered to take charge of my life in ways that I never imagined before.
Consequently, being a…Continue
I never would have thought in a million years that having a life threatening disease would have actually been one of the best things that could have happened to me. My breast cancer diagnosis, in May 2008, was not just a life altering event but even more so, a life enhancing event. Who knew?
Who knew that on the other side of my journey I would emerge a better, stronger, healthier, and more vibrant person that ever before? …Continue
I attended a breast cancer awareness month event last week that was one of the few that gave men a voice in their breast cancer journey with their spouse. It prompted me to think about an email I received about a couple of years ago from a man that really touched me. So, I’m going to direct my thoughts and talk about something that we are aware of but often may not always address appropriately, or even enough. That is, the journey that men experience who are the spouses or significant…Continue
October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Its purpose is to promote awareness of breast cancer issues and educate and empower women to take charge of their own breast health.
As I reflect on October and what it represents, it’s easy to get caught up in the month’s many fundraising activities and events, and lose sight of its real purpose. There seems to be a party of some sort or an event almost everyday and, as great as it is, as a survivor in some ways the…Continue