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To Catch You Up

Oh hi again. It's been a little while I know. Since it has been so long there are a few topics I want to update you all on, so I’m...

Cancerversary

September 23 marked one year since the scans that told me I likely had breast cancer. September 23 marked one year since my life...

She Works Hard for the Money

Now that the summer's over I have a few posts to do. I haven't forgotten about this space and I have decided to definitely continue with...

The Aftermath

Sorry if you've been wondering where I've been. I've just been over here living my life again. I've been done treatment for just over a...

Feeling Radiant

FOUR TREATMENTS LEFT!!! Not that I'm counting down or anything. Radiation is almost done which means my treatment plan is nearly...

Happy Rae Day

Happy Birthday to ME!!!! Or Happy Rae Day!!!! I've referred to my birthday as Rae Day since I was about 15, and I greatly appreciate...

Next Steps

I have a few things to touch on in this post that I wanted to share so it will be a bit of everything. For starters I have my start date...

Cancer? What cancer?!

Well I might as well start this off with the good news! I AM NOW CANCER FREE!!! You read that right but go ahead and read it again! The...

The Final Chemo

You read the title right! I had my final round of chemo on February 10! I'm now through the worst of the symptoms and slowly feeling a...

My Mini Guide to Support

I want to talk about something that is really important, more important than people likely think it is; support for someone going through...

Mom Guilt

Two more chemo treatments to go!! The last treatment I had was the new drug. The side effects were very different this time. I'm not...

Goodbye 2019

Happy New Years! I had chemo yesterday so that has us lined up for an exciting New Years Eve...not. I'm actually feeling alright so far. ...

Halfway

Halfway through chemo!!!! It has been almost two weeks since my treatment and it was by far the smoothest yet. This also means that I am...

Some Updates

Its the end of week three for me but today instead of stressing about feeling terrible tomorrow I'm relaxed because I get an extra week...

Round Two, Fight!

Well I made it through my second chemo treatment. It wasn't nearly as eventful as the first one so that was nice. The week that...

It's Just Hair...

The day I have been dreading for the last two weeks came. My hair started falling out this past Saturday. I know it really is a silly...

The First Chemo

Well I made it through my first chemotherapy treatment and the week that followed it. It was ugly. No, worse it was horrible but it is...

The Back Story

Let's go back to the beginning. There are a lot of questions people ask when you tell them you have cancer. I get that, its one of...

Mommy isn't Sick

Hi, for those of you who don’t know me, my name is Raelene but my friends call me Rae. I have a good job, a nice house, a wonderful...