The shift

The contemplation of having my boob cut open and scraping out all of the life inside at age 25 was one I did not prepare for. It taught me one of the grandest lessons I may ever learn and I can see the exact point in my life that marks the initiation of no more…

Vegan Smoky Stuffed Peppers

Hello foodie friends! I know it has been a while since my last foodie post but here I am making yummy food and I wanted to share. If you have been following me for a while you probably know I nourish my body with mostly plants and I LOVE it for the most part. Some…

Why I Had My Ovaries Removed At 28

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016 I never imagined it would result in me making the decision to remove my ovaries. But here I am. Today marks a week since I had my ovaries and fallopian tubes removed and I still feel the same as I did before. Sure, I have had…

Metastatic Breast Cancer Scans

I have been called to share more about my journey on my blog. A few weeks ago I shared what a cancerversary is and why I celebrate mine. Today I am sharing a recap of my day spent undergoing a full body scan of bone and soft tissue at UC Health. I was diagnosed with…

How I Celebrate my Cancerversary and Why

Happy New Year, beautiful Earthlings! (Yes, I like the word Earthling lately and it makes me smile.) I am feeling inspired and creative. I am traveling a bit and I have to work extra hard to stay grounded, nourish my body, and keep my chronic pains at bay. I have been sure to drink lots…

My very FIRST Benign Tumor

Hello Friends! This is going to be short and very very very SWEET! I promise. Last October I moved back to Denver and started seeing a new oncologist. She specializes in breast cancer in young women and is a perfect fit! After my first visit with her I mentioned that I was having some weird…

Coffee Shop Ramble: CBD, Hot Flashes & Gratitude

I have been thinking a lot lately about how cancer has changed my life. Not in a way of negativity or super positive outcomes. More so in the stuff that you dont know about until you feel it deep inside as an intense emotional pain. One that you CAN’T forget. Five letters to a word…

The Key to Happiness is… GRATITUDE

Hello Friends! We are currently in the heat of the holiday season and I am feeling a lot of emotions stir up. Today is the full moon and winter solstice – which means a lot of shifts. I am sure that I am not the only one who feels the stress of the holidays already…

Climbing up Mountains and Out of Mental Ruts

I have been struggling to feel inspired by my daily life lately. I have also had the task of writing a blog post on my to-do list for literally weeks… like 6 weeks to be exact. Some days I am planning out meals and prepping ingredients. The other days I am waking up, tired, feeling…