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…

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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…

We are all caregivers

“When someone else’s hapiness is your happiness, that is love.” Lana Del Ray National care givers month is very special to me. It makes me reflect on the many caregivers in my life. I am forever grateful for the amount of joy and love they bring to my life everyday. Thinking about a caregiver makes…

A daughters love can heal all wounds

This week I am continuing to spotlight some of my support network and celebrate just how much they mean to me on this journey. This weeks spotlight and the light of my life is my amazing daughter, Mackenzie. Mackenzie was born in 2004 and my diagnosis came just a year later.  Her life was changed…