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After what ended up being a rough ending to my otherwise wonderful day yesterday, I got off to a rough start today. I spent the morning at work surrounded by my amazing coworkers while I cried into a Kleenex about my frustrations with cancer (with a little bit of "life in general" thrown in for... Continue Reading →

The Highlight Reel

The phrase “highlight reel” has come up in conversation a couple of times over the past week or so and it’s gotten me to thinking. I’ve been writing a lot lately on how wonderful life is and finding joy and using that big foob energy and all that, but it’s just a highlight reel –... Continue Reading →

Ask and You Shall Receive

“You must become unshakable in the belief that you are worthy of a big life.” – Kristin Lohr It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update, but that's just because I’ve been busy living my life, kicking ass at work, and aligning myself today with the person I want to be tomorrow. The past... Continue Reading →

Let Yourself Be Gutted

There is a quote by Cheryl Strayed that says, “Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here.” It has been around for a while but has recently resurfaced in my life and caused me to take pause. In a couple of weeks I will hit the 1-year diagnosis milestone, and lately I've been... Continue Reading →

New outlook on life, WHO DIS?!

I had a really long talk today with one of my bosses. I've introduced her in at least one other post as Audrey. She is the CFO of our [as of recently] 50+ person company, and resident "House mom". She's from New York and is basically my idol. She has a very dry sense of... Continue Reading →

Thank You

I read an article today about an elderly man who bought a VHS player on eBay so that he could watch some old VHS tapes he found. This man then wrote a sweet letter to the seller to thank him for letting him relive his wedding and retirement through those tapes, and the letter went... Continue Reading →


On my way into work this morning, I found myself reflecting on this year. With all of the massive highs and incredibly low lows that came along with my diagnosis, it immediately occurred to me that, even if someone were to offer me an exorbitant amount of money, I would never want to re-live this... Continue Reading →

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