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…

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…

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…

Run Wild, Sweet Warrior

You may question why I’m leaving Ohio so soon. You may think I’m running away, or have fallen out of love with the place, or don’t care about the people. In reality, I’ve been feeling incomplete. It’s not because of the pain from cancer or fear of death. It’s not the limp in my step…

Pack Your Life Into a Box and Make a Choice

“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.” Abraham Maslow Last week we packed up most of our belongings. This week we headed out to Estes Park, CO to get spontaneously married alongside our families, some great friends, and our dog, Leonidas. Next week…

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…

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…