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Terminally Joyful

My Life, Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

 
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I CRIED TODAY

I cried today for someone I never met. Another young mom died from mbc. There have been at least 2 women that have died this week alone....

FOR HOPE SAKE

This journey is a crazy one.  It can be mentally draining as it is physical. On one hand I hear the statistic of the mean life expectancy...

SOME DAYS

Some days I pretend it is all a scary dream.  Some days I feel so normal that I think I must not have cancer.  Some days I catch myself...

PINK MUSINGS FOR OCTOBER

October is here. Breast cancer awareness month. In 13 days it will be ONE year from the day that changed the rest of my life.That day I...

HENNA IS HEALING

The time is drawing near.  It is that time of year for Art Prize. Check out the link if you don't know about it. Now I am going to tell...

THE SKY IS FALLING

Some days I feel a bit like Chicken Little. The sky is falling, the sky is falling.  But instead of worrying about the sky I worry about...

MORE YES

When I taught at the university I thought one of my first publications would be in a professional journal. How life changes in a blink of...

CRUSHING MY GOALS

SO things began a bit heavy.  Life can be heavy.  But really most days I feel great.  In January I set some goals for myself on my vision...

LIVING IN MOMENTS

Sitting in the Adirondack chairs in front of Mission Point, this is my happy place. We have been coming here since I was pregnant with my...

SPREADING SUNSHINE

This is my traveling Hope scarf. When you are going through chemo it takes a lot out of you.  First you are anxious, not knowing what to...

MEANINGFUL TITLE

Metastatic and Makarios.  What does that mean?  Why is that the title of this blog? Well, the more familiar term is metastasis. The...