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How I Learned to Love My Body With Breast Cancer

How I Learned to Love My Body With Breast Cancer

The surgical options in breast cancer treatment can seem nuanced and overwhelming: lumpectomy, single or double mastectomy, skin-sparing, nipple-sparing ...

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What I Wish People Knew About Breast Cancer

What I Wish People Knew About Breast Cancer

There are so many things I wish people understood about the breast cancer experience. The main thing is that once you receive a cancer diagnosis

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When a Physician Becomes a Patient

When a Physician Becomes a Patient

Getting my diagnosis of breast cancer in the first week of March 2020 was personally devastating. It also happened to be a professionally overwhelming time ...

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How Breast Cancer Affected My Work

How Breast Cancer Affected My Work

I don’t think many people understand the level of fear, stress, and frustration that comes with a cancer diagnosis while you’re still working ...

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How I Parent With Breast Cancer

How I Parent With Breast Cancer

There is no right way to parent. There are certainly many books, guides, and acceptable ways to parent, but no single right way. This also applies to parenting ...

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What I Learned About Managing Breast Cancer Pain

What I Learned About Managing Breast Cancer Pain

“Pain” was the first thought I had upon learning that I had breast cancer. “Oh, this is going to be painful.” Long before I knew anything about my cancer...

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