Posts tagged cancer survival
Why I've been so silent

When I started Badasscancerbabe I had a vision of sharing everything I was learning about wellness. I humbly turn to you to ask you to give your time to read my latest story on GoFundMe and give any money that you are able. In addition, I would be honored if you would share my GoFundMe story with your community to help me reach more people.

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Why I had to Face my Buried Emotions to Heal my Cancer

When I was diagnosed with recurrent cervical cancer in Feb 2016, I was prepared to do things: change my diet, exercise, find alternative health treatments like acupuncture. What I didn't expect was I would have to face all the emotional demons in my very large closet of repressed emotions in order to heal.

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Learning to Lean on Others in a Cancer Journey: Guest Blog Radical Remission Project

“When I was sick with incurable cancer, the hardest part of healing was learning to lean on others. Suddenly, the skill that got me into and through college, helped me create a life in New York City and build a successful career — fierce independence — was useless in my cancer journey. Good-natured people wanted to help but didn’t know how, nor did I know what to ask for.” 

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Reflections on the Anniversary of my “Expiration Date” – A Guest Blog On The Radical Remission Project

I just celebrated the one year anniversary of my expiration day—the day conventional medicine predicted I would prematurely die from recurrent cervical cancer. I was given fifteen months to live when I was diagnosed in Feb 2016. That meant I needed to have my affairs in order on or around my forty-fifth birthday in May 2017.

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Why I Don’t Ask for “Me Time,” I Take It – A Guest Blog for Radical Remission Project

Every mother needs some time off. She may not be as extreme as I am and need to escape for long intervals of time, but our sanity as mothers in this crazy, unrelenting, suffocating world is to insist on something that gives us air. I call it “putting on our oxygen mask first.”

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Why Kundalini Yoga is my new favorite Thing

Sometimes the universe tries to give us messages but we're not ready to receive them. So it was for me and Kundalini yoga. During my cancer recovery I tried Kundalini several times. I thought it was just too weird for me. Now in cancer remission and much further on my spiritual journey, I’m ready to release emotions. I tried Kundalini again and am finally ready to receive the deep healing the universe is offering through the yoga.

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What we can all learn from my Dad's Death

I remember crying "don't leave me, Dad" as I held his feet while the nurses and doctors surrounded his body. The words formed automatically. But my heart and I dare say, my soul, felt him leaving. A calm "it's ok" trying to be heard in the background of my pleas. I felt "goodbye. I love you" in my body while my rational brain continued to selfishly beg him to stay.

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