Happy Birthday to me! Happy birthday indeed… 34 is going to be an amazing year. Why? Well, to start 34 will be the year I am finished with all this cancer stuff (for the most part), I will have beaten cancer and I will be what...

I can’t even believe this was my hair!  I’m finally finished with 5 months of chemo treatments and I’m honestly missing it more then ever.It is absolutely one of the hardest parts of this whole journey. I don’t recognize myself, I don’t feel pretty, and...

Let’s take a moment to flashback to the whole burpee for boobies movement - do you guys remember that? Some of you might be learning about it for the first time, and let me tell you this is what started my cancer journey on the...

https://youtu.be/KhqJoVNKT0cThis was a video made by a particularly awesome woman, Maricel. At the beginning of the Burpees for Boobies movement she went ahead and took the time to make a thoughtful video like this!  It was hard for me to watch at first, because it...

Well friends, I got cocky. I’ve been feeling very grateful that so far during my chemo treatments I haven’t had any complications, I haven’t fallen victim to my suppressed immune system and I’ve been able to maintain a decent level of normalcy. Then I was quickly...

For those of you who have been following my blog, and this whole journey - you will have noticed that I’ve been pretty MIA lately. I went pretty quiet on social media, haven’t written a blog in over a week and haven’t been my usual...

Chemo. What exactly is it like? Well, it is obviously very different for everyone, but for me it has been pretty smooth sailing so far. Besides my minor emotional breakdown last week, of course. Ha.  The Stronach Regional Cancer Centre in Newmarket has been a positive...

So, my third round of chemo was an interesting one. It was most definitely the opposite experience of what my first two treatments were like, in an emotional way. Cue the waterworks. If you read my previous post, you’ll know that the morning leading up to...