Monthly Archives: March 2013

Joy Comes in the Morning

Penny is a probably one of the strongest women I know. An ordained minister, she’s served as a missionary in more places than I can even remember, sheltered more homeless, orphaned, down-on-their-luck, and misplaced persons than can be counted. She’s

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Am I Ready?

Are you ready? What an interesting question and one which has been posed many times the past few days as the date for chemo approaches. I don’t think anyone can ever be ready for a diagnosis of cancer, or any

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Ruby Slippers

I’ve done something totally frivolous, off-the-wall, selfish, and some might even say impractical and foolish given the fact that I’m starting chemo next week. I bought a car. But, not just any car – I bought Ruby. What possessed me

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The Great F-Off Cancer Party!

Despite everything (like my personal self doubt, tears, anger, blah blah blah), at this moment, I am happier than anyone with cancer should be. I was given one of the best doses of medicine anyone could possibly receive in the

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Why Write Breast?

On February 28, my life changed irrevocably. I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I have no known risk factors, was diligent about checkups and required tests, on time and on schedule. When my husband (good husband!) found the lump, we

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