First Descents Day 2

So here I sit watching this river flow thinking how two days ago I was scared. I was scared of the rapids, the fast moving water, rocks, of my poor swimming skills, and mainly of just not being coordinated enough to keep a kayak top side up. Today though… I am not afraid. Yesterday we … [Read more…]

First Descents Day 1

Currently, I am on a retreat with other cancer patients in Merlin, OR.  The trip is put on through a group called First Descents and helps cancer patients get out and live life post cancer treatment.  Truly LIVE life… in a way I think I took for granted before my diagnosis last December 2016.  They … [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…]