Overstimulated & Desensitized

I can’t believe it has been over a month since I have posted on here… I actually haven’t even posted on Facebook in a while. I have so much to say… But I don’t know how to respond… Or don’t have the energy to respond so I just don’t post anything at all… For fear … [Read more…]

My 3rd Child

So I have had two beautiful little girls…  I remember the beginning of the first pregnancy and that waiting a whole 40 weeks was an ETERNITY… I actually at one point wondered if I had it in me to wait that long… But I did(because you don’t really have another option anyway) and what I … [Read more…]

One week from today…

So here I sit at Panera a few minutes away from the hospital waiting for my pre-op in 30 minutes. I have finally really made it this far… I have so many emotions over this past year…  I am angry that I ever got cancer… But thankful for all of the amazing people and experiences … [Read more…]

Time for a New Me… I guess…

So… Today marks the beginning of something crazy… The beginning of a new me… On the outside. Today I have my first modeling luncheon over the next month and a half to prepare for the Celebrate Life Stepping Out Gala… I start meeting makeup artist, people dressing me, dinners, black tie events… The problem here… … [Read more…]

Dear Post Chemo Mom

So here you are… Your whole life has changed over the past several months. You went from looking how you chose and having the energy to keep up with your babies to an entire new identity…. New boobs, weight gain or loss, beautiful hair gone. Suddenly you don’t recognize this new person in the mirror. … [Read more…]

What IF? 

Ok so, I have ran this through my head repeatedly. How to write this, how I feel about it and if I should even tell you all but… I think it’s all part of sharing my story and the importance of early detection either way. So here goes.  A couple weeks ago while on our … [Read more…]

Casting for Recovery

One night, when I really wasn’t feeling well and couldn’t sleep… It was probably around midnight, I was surfing the internet for random things… Anything. I typed “freebies for breast cancer patients” and up popped several options… Most of which weren’t terribly interesting in my case so I didn’t both. One that caught my eye … [Read more…]

Is this REALLY safe to put on our kids? 

This past weekend, Scott packed up his backpack to go ride his bicycle around San Francisco, something he does fairly often. Naturally, every time he goes, he packs an array of necessities… Water, his wallet, sunscreen, etc… Well, this time, something different happened.  He had taken an aerosol can of Coppertone Kids SPF 50 and … [Read more…]