Can’t Steal My Joy

Can’t Steal My Joy

My journey In early 2019, I found a lump in my left breast. I panicked. It came as 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...
Somethings Just Happen

Somethings Just Happen

Asking “how” or “why me” when given a cancer diagnosis does not serve towards healing.  Sometimes, people who eat a plant based diet, exercise regularly, with no history of smoking or drinking still get cancer.  Sometimes, things just happen. For Jennifer, the lung...
Yes… YOU can

Yes… YOU can

Rebecca Smith’s story I have had multiple health issues as far back as I can remember, starting at about age 13. I always had pains in my stomach, legs, arms, and back. Plus I felt weak a lot! I also would gain weight, then for years was so underweight the doctors...
Five times a WINNER

Five times a WINNER

In 1996, at age 43, Becky went back to school at Marylhurst University, while working a full-time job. Three months later she was diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer. It was a really tough time to get such a diagnosis. Her kids were young, her career was at...
Survivor

Survivor

I joined the Air Force and did my basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio Texas. I tested well and was sent to Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi Mississippi to attend Morse Radio Intercept training. Upon completion of my training, I was sent to Crete...
A Life Saving “TRIP”

A Life Saving “TRIP”

While hiking with her husband Robert and children on Memorial Day weekend 2018, Rachel tripped and hit her knee. At a doctor’s appointment they determined a cyst on her knee was the source of the excruciating pain. That seemed so simple, just remove the cyst, then the...