Posts Tagged ‘Breast Cancer’

“My Voice” by Beth Silverman

"My Voice" by Beth Silverman

I’ve been surviving ever since I was a little girl, although I really never put a name on what I was doing. Life didn’t always deal me a fair hand of cards, but at an early age I knew I only played to win, regardless of what was at stake. My parents divorced when I […]

“My Voice” by Sarah Burkybile

"My Voice" by Sarah Burkybile

My journey starts a little before my diagnosis. On January 10th, 2007 my older brother was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. We rushed him to a hospital four hours away from our home town to be able to get the care he needed. He was in critical care for many of months and his only […]

“My Voice” by Trish Lannon

"My Voice" by Trish Lannon

“Oh, The Places You Will Go!”  My Journey with Cancer “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” ~Dr. Seuss For as […]

“My Voice” by Julie Blackman

"My Voice" by Julie Blackman

My name is Julie Blackman. I just turned 37 years old May 23, 2009 and  I am a Stage 2A Breast Cancer survivor. I have just finished my last radiation a few weeks ago and will start my Tomoxifin treatments soon and will have to take them for five years after that. I always had […]

“My Voice” by Jill Foltz

"My Voice" by Jill Foltz

July 21st, 2003 was the date.  It’s funny because I actually have to double check the date.  I know it’s July, and I know it’s 20-something but I can never remember the exact date.  Not sure what that means, but I’ll take as a good sign.  Anyway, that’s when I found out I had breast […]

“My Voice” by Cathy Bueti

"My Voice" by Cathy Bueti

I was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer at 31 years old but my survival story begins much earlier.  I grew up with a father who was an alcoholic and as a result I suffered abuse as a child. This destroyed my parents marriage and my relationship with my dad.  Somehow we all survived and […]