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…

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…

Lentil & Cauli Mash Casserole

I used to love making Shepard’s Pie back when I ate meat and potatoes! Sometimes I would mix up the mash on top and use sweet potato instead of regular potatoes. I never thought I’d be using zero animal products while making something similar to what I used to love! Things change and that’s great….

Conscious Eating to Combat Cancer

I have been wanting to share my new findings about what I eat and why I am eating it. I remember reading an article or blog post a few years ago about being intentional with what you are putting into your body. It sparked something inside and now I am seeing it unfold in my…

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…

Organic Tomato Sauce with Meat

I know that there are so many pasta sauce recipes on the Internet but I made this yesterday and I think it’s pretty tasty, so here it is! Ever since I was diagnosed with cancer I have made a drastic lifestyle change. Most of the food options in the grocery stores now are made with chemicals…