Not Another Boob Job

It's been a whirlwind since my last post. I have been meeting doctors,setting up fallow ups, preop testing,researching bras and other aftercare items that I might need. I wanted to go a little more indepth about the double mastectomy surgery process, especially for those of you who are considering the procedure. THE SURGEONS: First, I  … Continue reading Not Another Boob Job

First 5k

I was all set to do my first official 5k on May 13th. Got all my bright pink swag to represent my fundraising efforts of raising 600 dollars to help educate and empower others young woman about breast and ovarian health. But what you can never plan for is the weather and mother nature decide … Continue reading First 5k

The Journey Begins

  BRCA Positive Means: increased surveillance i.e. mammograms and MRI's. Starting at age 26 I began alternating mammogram and MRI's every six months. This meant sitting in a breast health clinic with woman of all ages that had breast cancer. Looking into there eyes meant getting a glimpse into what my life would be like with breast … Continue reading The Journey Begins

Broken Brca

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are the best-known genes linked to breast cancer risk. Everyone has these genes, but some people have an inherited mutation in one or both that increases the risk of breast cancer. BRCA1/2 mutations have a 50% chance of being passed down to you from either parent and can affect the risk … Continue reading Broken Brca

Run For A Cure

Main Event: May 13th I will be running in my first ever 5k and representing Team Bright Pink and all the amazing work they do. They are the only non-profit in the nation to focus on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. They aim to educate and inspire women to move … Continue reading Run For A Cure