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President of As You Like It Marketing & Communications Inc. Award winning speaker and author. Breast cancer fighter and blogger. I’m sharing my journey…the good, the bad and the ugly. Hoping to help anyone else that has been touched by breast cancer be it you or someone you know or love.

You don’t need to remind me…

…Been there; done that; bought the t-shirt! Yes, its October…and its Breast Cancer Awareness Month…and I am truly thankful for all the posts and articles and fundraisers that are taking place. It’s wonderful and we all need to learn more, do more, give more and share more about this heinous disease. But October is not…

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Covid is over? I beg to differ!

For almost three years I have been the queen of covid precautions. I wear a mask in public…even though most people have shelved theirs. I disinfect my hands constantly. I won’t touch a shopping cart unless it’s been wiped down. I avoid any in-person events even though I’m desperate to see friends and colleagues…and yet…I…

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June 13, 2018

It’s hard to be1ieve that its been four years…1,460 days that have passed since I underwent a bilateral mastectomy in order to rid myself of breast cancer. It has been a long journey with many ups and downs. There’s been days that I thought I couldn’t deal with the physical and mental pain anymore, but…

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April 30, 2018…

can you remember what you did that day? Four years ago today I heard the words that forever changed me. Without so much as a glance my way, a surgeon opened a file and began to tell me the results of my biopsy. “You have cancer.” ” Excuse me, I have what?????!!!!” That scene, even…

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World Cancer Day…

…or everyday when you’ve been diagnosed. April 30, 2018 was the day my life changed forever. It’s the day that my world was turned upside down. It’s the day I heard the words “YOU HAVE CANCER”. I was thrust into a new world that would forever be changed. Everything from that point on was categorized…

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Sharing is Caring

Tonight I am sharing my journey with breast cancer on a popular podcast called “Showing Up…Perspectives on Cancer” Hope you can tune in. Thank you to all my readers for your encouragement and support ❤ https://www.linkedin.com/video/event/urn:li:ugcPost:6885282461526331392

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Masking the pain of breast cancer

This month the world is celebrating breast cancer awareness. Maybe “celebrating” isn’t the right word…as I can honestly tell you there is NOTHING about having breast cancer to celebrate! This month the world has focused on this horrific disease and bringing as much awareness and information as possible to women everywhere. One in seven women…

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How Will You Be Remembered?

Three days ago I lost a family member, My Aunt Gayle. She actually was my father’s first cousin, but I’ve always thought of her as my Aunt. She was a firecracker of a woman. She was as wide as she was tall, loud and full of joy. She was warm, compassionate and always ready and…

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot

…actually I’ll take any shot thank you! Yes, I’ve had my second dose; woohoo. My first vaccine was Astrazenica and my second was Moderna. I had a reaction to both vaccines; fever, aches, pains and extreme fatigue, but it only lasted a few days and the symptoms disappeared as quickly as they came on. I…

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I’m PAINGRY

What the, and I can’t stress this enough, the FU#K!?! I can’t believe what I am seeing and hearing on the news. Insurrection, violence, a pandemic, deaths spiraling out of control…someone please wake me up from this nightmare. I have had to limit how much media I watch as I can’t afford to expend any…

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