Thriving past Surviving.

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Two years ago today I shaved my head on National television in solidarity with many who were facing the diagnosis of Breast Cancer & the journey towards remission. I was also in the middle of chemotherapy at the time, so my baldness was inevitable. I wanted to say out loud that when it comes to health, my beauty or lack thereof meant nothing to me.
I was determined to do whatever I needed to, embrace the present reality to get to my end goal of remission.

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Dear Me, Happy First Bday!

Dear Me, Happy First Bday!

I was told by someone that my body is going to be brand new. This means that I will be given the opportunity to build this body up from scratch (yes, chemo kills everrrrything, fortunately cancer included). After contemplating his words, I knew that this birthday was going to be truly special…
It’s my first birthday. Continue reading