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And The Verdict Is.......

It’s been some time since I’ve talked about the Brain MRI I had back in May and there was a reason. The biggest reason was that I didn’t want to jump to any conclusions or speculate ‘out loud’ while the two biggest events in my son’s life were happening – his graduation from High School and his 18th Birthday. 1,004 more words

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Hiking, Cancer Advocacy and saying NO!

I started my hiking/backpacking adventures as well as my cancer advocacy right about the same time in 2014.

When I first started hiking  …..I did it because I wanted to.   661 more words


Year 1

On July 5, 2016 the doctor told me that the spread of my breast cancer, now consider metastatic breast cancer, gave me a life expectancy of 3 to 5 years.   734 more words

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And you may ask yourself, well... How did I get here?

My name is Kristy…. I am a 42 year old woman living with Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC).  I decided to write about my journey in hopes of educating, and helping people understand what it’s like to live with MBC, and to empower women who are living with MBC that they can still be athletes.  1,150 more words


Fishing Zen on Stalker Creek

A divine day with Dad and the kids on Nature Conservancy’s Stalker Creek provided true fishing zen. Everyone caught their fair share of rainbow and brown trout. 214 more words


A blog in three parts

Part One

Why I suddenly felt the urge to drive myself to the Mall escapes me. Tim said “Are you sure, can’t you get make up closer?” Nope. 1,077 more words

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Numbers play an important role in everyone’s life.  A lot of times without even noticing, everyone is concerned about some type of number.  Sometimes numbers can be good or bad.   380 more words