Off the Mat
The road stretched out as we drove, first east, then north, with nothing but some duffel bags too small to carry our troubles of the last couple of years. Beyond my windshield possibilities come into view. Beaches calling for explorers, clams to be eaten, fun to be had, but buzzing most in my mind was… Continue reading
Diagnosed 5 days before my 45 birthday with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Stage 1, ER/PR+, Her2-. This was 9 years after losing my mom to breast cancer, so in a way, I wasn’t surprised. A bilateral mastectomy followed by reconstruction, oophorectomy, and years of Tamoxifen & Letrozole would follow all while being a wife and mom to two young boys. My mission now is to take control of what I can. For too long, I let life happen to me. Time to have it happen FOR me. I hope you’ll come along. These are my thoughts and stories.