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…

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…

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…

Stay positive. Be inspiration.

I wanted to share a quick reminder to stay positive. Positive thoughts spread as energy that directly affects those around you. Positivity not only helps direct you to a place of tolerance but also a place of clear minded debate. A debate with yourself that allows you to come out the victor. My struggle has…

Squash Blossom & Ricotta Fritatta 

Today I went to my first farmer’s market of the season and I feel all summery. I made this Fritatta, inhaled it, and now I am laying by the pool enjoying this perfect summer weekend.  So I think the best part about this summer breakfast option is that it’s not heavy and you CAN go…

Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos

   If you know me, you know how obsessed I am with tacos. They are amazing for any meal and should be eaten often! Tacos are needed to live a happy life… that’s my motto at least. The poblano adds some great flavor. I put all of the seeds in from the poblano pepper, but if you don’t…

Wonton Cheeseburger Bites

I always ate Hamburger Pie as a kid and I love to use that as inspo and transform this childhood memory into a fun new recipe! Here is a simple twist on my Hamburger Pie recipe and it involves wonton wrappers! Note: You will need a muffin pan for this recipe Ingredients 1 lb. organic beef 1/4…