Tag - breast cancer

I have Breast Cancer. Am I a Warrior?

I have Breast Cancer. Am I a Warrior? I originally posted this on my old blog. I wrote this in 2016 when I was going through breast cancer treatment. That blog has since died in cyberspace. Warrior – A brave or experienced soldier or fighter A friend of mine told me because I am fighting breast cancer I am a warrior.  I don’t feel like a warrior.  I feel...

5 Must Haves when Flying: Breast Cancer Edition

When you have breast cancer surgery that removes any number of lymph nodes and or radiation you have a higher risk of getting Lymphedema. Lymphedema occurs when too much fluid buildup in any affected area of the body. For breast cancer, it usually happens in the arm, hands, and chest. Your chances of developing blood clots in the legs are also increased. You can get...

My Top Six Photos on Instagram in February 2017

Here are my top photos on Instagram during the month of February based on likes. Myles to Travel Top Photos on Instagram in February 1 – I took this picture during a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia in Turkey with Royal Balloon.  It was such an amazing experience.  You get to watch the sunrise in the sky. This picture was featured on Nomadic Matt’s...

Goodbye 2016 – My end of year review.

Goodbye 2016.  2016 is one year that I am glad is over.  There were some highs and a whole lot of lows. I use to believe that how you start the first day of the year is a sign of how the rest of the year will go.  The first day of 2016 I was sick from treatment, but I was with someone I cared about, and I felt optimistic about the future.  It wasn’t a good sign...

Today is My Cancerversary!

Today is my Cancerversary.  I can’t believe it’s been a year already.  November 4, 2015, was the day I got the call. I can still hear the doctor’s voice telling me I have breast cancer.  I don’t remember much after that.  I was at work, and she asked was it the good time to talk.  Of course, it wasn’t a good time, but I had to know.. The...