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…

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…

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…

Nature Therapy is REAL

I was recently sharing my story and struggles with someone and they asked me if I blogged about my story. I told them no and it got me thinking – I should share my journey with others. Let me tell you what I have been going through… About three weeks ago, the day before my…

Spicy Tofu Tacos

Inspired by: #nationaltacoday Tacos are quite possibly my favorite food ever! Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. They are good anytime of the day, month, or year. Ingredients -16oz extra firm tofu, cubed -2 tbsp oil -1 bay leaf – smoked salt to taste Seasoning Mixture -1 heaping tsp cumin -1 heaping tsp ground corriander -1 tbsp dried…

Cute coffee shop in Leadville, CO

Restaurant: City on a Hill Coffee & Espresso Location: Leadville, CO Time of Year: First day of fall 2017 RATING: Thumbs Up Pictured: Coffee and {one of the best} Cinnamon Rolls {I’ve ever had} (I seriously could not wait to eat this – sorry I’m not sorry!) And this is right around a corner or…