Seventeen years cancer free reminds me to celebrate life

Seventeen years cancer free reminds me to celebrate life

Today marks 17 years cancer free! Seventeen years ago on this day I was terrified, and having surgery to remove Melanoma at the young age of 14. At that time, Melanoma was almost unheard of in young adults, let along teenagers. It was a scary time in my life, and..

How can we empower each other?

How can we empower each other?

I am lucky enough to have an amazing friend named Sara. We met over seven years ago when we worked together. We were equally fierce in the way that we knew our stuff, and ran that shit, but hadn’t quite peeked completely to our full potentials. We were still young..

Rise from the Ashes

Rise from the Ashes

They say the Phoenix rises from the ashes, and honestly I feel like I was at my all time lowest a few years ago. I didn’t love myself, I wasn’t happy, I had lost my self esteem, and someone made me feel like I was not worth anything. Now, years..

Stand up for yourself

Stand up for yourself

This past week I did something really hard. I stood up for myself – and yeah, that doesn’t sound difficult, but sometimes it is. I’m usually the type of person that doesn’t ruffle feathers or rock the boat in most cases. But I’ve learned over time that the only person..

I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

My theme song in life for the past 15+ years has been “I hope you dance” by Lee Ann Womak. If you haven’t heard it before – GAH! Go google it and listen right now. But it’s a really powerful song, and I like to believe I live by the..