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Walking to end Women's Cancers

Eight years ago today I walked 60 kilometres over 2 days in the fight to end breast cancer.  With my fellow ‘Plaid Panthers’ — Sisters Heather and Lorraine, and pals Lynn, Chris, Joanne, Kelly, and Tammy we raised over $60,000 and I got to be part of one of the most incredible experiences of my life. 137 more words

The Space Between

Stuart Scott gives the best speach of all time at the 2014 ESPYS (video)

ESPN’s Stuart Scot gave the best speach of all time. It lasts about 15 minutes but it is 15 minutes of classiness. Cancer picked the wrong victum. 31 more words


Long time no talk.

So sorry I’m not the best at updating this all the time…

Update since the last post, I’m back on my treatment and on the same medicine (thank goodness!). 559 more words

Meet Ironman Gary Gasper

Gary Gasper is no stranger to the finish line.  Since starting his multisport journey over 10 years ago, Gary has raced and finished in over 70 races including an Ironman in 2011.   317 more words

New Vocab: Perseverance

Persevere. It’s not something we like to do. It’s not really something we’ve been taught to do. Think about it. If given the choice to pull off a band-aid hair by hair, or in one quick motion, we would all choose to rip it off. 484 more words

Beating Cancer

Cancer Remembered: What I Know for Sure

This post is part of a month-long series on my cancer experience of 2013. They originally appeared on my blog at http://www.caringbridge.org.

While I’m still enjoying the great news about the tumor shrinking, I thought I share this post today. 511 more words

Fighting Talk

This is the second post exploring “cancer cliches”, the first one being keep your chin up.  More to follow on looking well, being positive, being brave and well I could go on and no doubt will! 630 more words

Multiple Myeloma