Chemo Buddies

When it came to chemo, I was the one with the IV in my arm receiving the drugs and experiencing … More

Cancer Apex

Being diagnosed with breast cancer and the subsequent surgeries and treatments was a time marked by many appointments and tests … More

12 Days

When I woke up on December 17, 2008, I had two intact breasts, though the right one was already scarred … More

Hills and Valleys

Hills and valleys. Valleys and hills. Not an analogy or cliché about life, but rather a reference to running terrain. … More

Simply Oliver

For decades of my life, I was not interested in having pets. Painful childhood memories of loss when my favorite … More