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Freedom

It’s exactly two months after the second surgery. Now that I am in the clear to resume all physical activities, today I decided to test out how running feels, after being away from it for 6 months. In a word, it was pure freedom. Freedom. To return to a body that is healed and ready to…


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to provide this link as a reminder to all women how to “be aware.” Click this link for a good to-the-point article.  On my home front, today I had my 8 week post-operative appointment. The doc says things are healing well, and I’ve been cleared to begin strength…


Thinking Of My Next Steps: BRCA Blog

So the blues didn’t last long at all. I think it was just a momentary fallout after the final surgery. The new job is going very well, and despite being a little tired as I’m still getting used to the new schedule, I feel great. I’m sleeping very well — and comfortably! Rolling around like…


BRCA1 Blog Entry: Surgery Is Over, So Why Am I Feeling Down?

Today I had my 1 week post-op appointment. My doctor basically said things are looking good, healing well, and I’m to go back in 3 weeks for another check-in. Everything is great! So why am I experiencing a sudden wave of downtrodden feelings? This entire surgical “adventure” I’ve been on since deciding to get the…


Completing My Surgical Journey to Prevent Hereditary Breast Cancer (BRCA1)

I’d like to invite you to read and share my blog on my surgical journey to prevent hereditary breast cancer caused by the BRCA1 mutation. Anyone can read it and pass it on to someone you think may benefit from seeing first-hand what the choice to have a preventative double mastectomy and breast reconstruction is…


8 Days of Omega Beginnings, Day 8: Herakles

I’m so excited to share with you 8 Days of “Omega Beginnings”! What is Omega? “Omega” is a novel by prolific author Lizzy Ford scheduled for release on October 26, 2015. It’s an epic Young Adult read with a genre that could be described as Fantasy, Greek God, Romance, and Adventure! What is “Omega Beginnings?”…


8 Days of Omega Beginnings, Day 7: Cleon

I’m so excited to share with you 8 Days of “Omega Beginnings”! What is Omega? “Omega” is a novel by prolific author Lizzy Ford scheduled for release on October 26, 2015. It’s an epic Young Adult read with a genre that could be described as Fantasy, Greek God, Romance, and Adventure! What is “Omega Beginnings?”…


8 Days of Omega Beginnings, Day 6: Niko

I’m so excited to share with you 8 Days of “Omega Beginnings”! What is Omega? “Omega” is a novel by prolific author Lizzy Ford scheduled for release on October 26, 2015. It’s an epic Young Adult read with a genre that could be described as Fantasy, Greek God, Romance, and Adventure! What is “Omega Beginnings?”…


8 Days of Omega Beginnings, Day 5: Theodocia

I’m so excited to share with you 8 Days of “Omega Beginnings”! What is Omega? “Omega” is a novel by prolific author Lizzy Ford scheduled for release on October 26, 2015. It’s an epic Young Adult read with a genre that could be described as Fantasy, Greek God, Romance, and Adventure! What is “Omega Beginnings?”…


8 Days of Omega Beginnings, Day 4: Lantos

I’m so excited to share with you 8 Days of “Omega Beginnings”! What is Omega? “Omega” is a novel by prolific author Lizzy Ford scheduled for release on October 26, 2015. It’s an epic Young Adult read with a genre that could be described as Fantasy, Greek God, Romance, and Adventure! What is “Omega Beginnings?”…


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