Life After Cancer

Life after cancer is all about being a survivor. Just recently, I was able to embrace being a survivor. In a way, it is easier to pretend that everything didn’t happen but I’m reminded every day when I look in the mirror.   Life After Cancer: Body, Mind and Soul Body After chemotherapy, surgery, three ports,…

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I Am Just Keeping It Real

Keeping It Real | Cancer Journey

The title Keeping It Real came from a true desire to share the details about everyday life with a devastating diagnosis that included working mom, managing a home, raising two daughters, wife to my husband and pursuing steps up the career ladder. Then, almost as if I hit a wall, I had to add to…

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My Story of Hope


I believe in hope. Hi, I’m Laura. I’m a former educator, author, and nurturer of strength. Hope is the part of my story I didn’t expect to drive the future of my life, but it’s the part of me that now inspires and encourages others. You see, I was the beach-goer, mountain seeker, God-fearing woman…

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Twice Sisters: We Survived Cancer Together

,My sister and I are ‘twice sisters’ meaning we are blood sisters (born sisters) and pink sisters.  Both of us have been personally affected  by breast cancer which makes us pink sisters.  In September/October of 2014, my sister called me to tell me that her mammogram was flagged and the radiologist really wanted to do…

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