Can’t Steal My JOY

Can’t Steal My JOY

In early 2019, I found a lump in my left breast. I panicked. It came out of nowhere. I quickly made an appointment and within a week I was getting a mammogram. My mammogram came back clear, but because there was an obvious lump I was referred to have an ultrasound. I...
The Club

The Club

“The Club” I never grew up thinking “I want to be a Fire Fighter” as many young boys do.  In fact, I can say that I really never even thought much about Fire Fighters or what they do.  Instead, I wanted to be a Truck Driver. Not sure why, but...
30 years Cancer Free

30 years Cancer Free

Family  –  In 1977 my dad died at age 41 of colon cancer and his aunt a few months before him of breast cancer.  In 1984 my dad’s mother died of liver cancer at the age of 67 and my brother two months later of lung cancer at the age of 33. That’s a lot to handle...
No Cake Walk

No Cake Walk

My sister Holly was diagnosed with HER 2 positive breast cancer in August 2022, at the age of 64.  This aggressive cancer requires a course of chemotherapy, followed by a lumpectomy, then radiation.  She also started Herceptin with her first chemo infusion.  This form...
Starting a Family?

Starting a Family?

Tips and Resources for Cancer Patients Looking to Start a Family You have cancer and you have decided to not let it dominate your life. You are doing your best to plunge ahead with your life’s plans—and growing your family is one of them. Getting pregnant while...