MBC Isolation and education

In a society and month focused on early detection and survivorship, those of us living with metastatic breast cancer, who will live the rest of our lives in treatment, this month can feel isolating and frustrating.     But dealing with an incurable illness and the side effects of our treatments aren’t the only burdens…

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What is MBC and how do we help?

Metastatic Breast Cancer MBC is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body such as to the bones, liver, brain, or lungs. An estimated 155,000 people in the United States are living with MBC. One in 3 women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer will go on to eventually be diagnosed with MBC….

A year older is a year bolder

Every year I joke and make a big deal of my Birthday. I start at the beginning of October telling my family it’s MY BIRTHDAY MONTH!  We laugh and have fun with this silly theory.  But in theory it is a celebration of life lived.  Honestly every birthday, to me, is truly a gift.  October 13th, National Metastatic Breast…

Preventative care for Cold and Flu Season

We all know it’s upon us, lerking its ugly head on your grocery cart, your children, even on your money. Let’s be honest: IT’S EVERYWHERE! The flu season usually starts in October and can last as late as May. 8 months for us to be subjected to a cold, an infection, and the flu. Many…

Turn up the Fabulous for October!

My mission in life is not to merely survive, but to thrive, Fabulously Fighting. I want to do it with passion, compassion, humor and a whole lot of style. Living with MBC (Metastatic Breast Cancer) every month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. But for October I want to take advantage of this Recognition and take…

Yes, This is my life

I have lived with Lupus and Breast Cancer now for over 14 years.  The other day, an especially rough day, I found myself repeating to others who were offering words of sympathy; This is my life.  I followed up by saying, I can choose to cry over these bad days or I can meet these…

Can’t put a price on your health

Your health is your greatest investment, not your worst expense. What we feed our body, mind and soul matters. The food we eat can eaither be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. The knowledge we feed our mind can either distroy our beliefs or fuel our passions….