I don’t know what being a BRCA mutant is for everyone, but I can tell you what it's been like for me and that the one really positive Super Power I have as a BRCA Mutant is Prevention of a Monumental threat to me and to my family. I will fight dirty wiith a preemptive strike on cancer! I’m going to be a PrevivorRead More
5 Things that can make your life, and the lives of others just a little better - taught by my awesome dad and mom in loving memory of his life.Read More
When you are one of the "lucky" few to have a BRCA mutation, you find yourself making some vile "Would You Rather" decisions. .. .
Like. . .. Would you rather live with the 1 in 3 risk of getting a heinous disease that will likely kill you early in life (no good early detection, no good treatment once found "too late") and live with the stress/worry/fear with every inaccurate test you do take. . . or do you risk surgery (which is nothing take lightly) and its aftermath?Read More
The guy next to me hung up and started commenting about how awful sales people are... . How they don’t know anything, but they make all the money . . . etc. etc. etc.
Being an account executive (aka sales person), I will admit that my immediate thought was "HEY! You have no idea what it’s like. . . . on my end. . . from my side!"
As I was walking through the terminal, I started thinking from another point of view . . . there’s a reason he feels this way – a way he’s been treated that makes him say “this is why I drink” while shaking his head - he was made to feel "less".
That's a terrible feeling. Let's try not to make other people feel it!Read More
Spring comes every year, but it never fails to bring me great joy. The first signs of spring peeking out - a bit of green, birds singing, a little extra daylight - always leave me with hope and anticipation. It's a time of re-invigoration. Happy Spring!Read More
The world looks different through the eyes of a pre-schooler. . .Read More