Anxiety Doesn’t Knock First

So, today I was"busy", most every day I am "busy". I'm really not sure why this has to happen at the most inappropriate times. All I know is that I feel very sad and very lonely. I often say to myself "how do you feel lonely Kelly? You have five children, a boyfriend, and a... Continue Reading →


Respect And Help, We All Need It

I am grateful for my life, very grateful. After battling breast cancer and a failed marriage, I vowed I wouldn't take the little things for granted. I would choose this life over no life, but it's hard, extremely hard. I hate to complain or seem ungrateful and yes, it was my choice to have five... Continue Reading →

One Breast Tried To Kill Me, The Other Keeps My Baby Alive

  As I hold the newest addition to my family, I am bursting with love and contentment. I know I can do at least one thing right, I can make some pretty amazing children! Despite the challenges, I feel that I have been rewarded. Cancer has given me the greatest miracle there is, a perfect,... Continue Reading →

Life Can Be A Scary Place

It has been just over two years since my very first chemo. Two years! I am in disbelief that I have made it this far. I decided to read my journal from my treatment days. Here are a few of my entries: May 26, 2014 Today I'm feeling very anxious and extremely nervous. I have... Continue Reading →

749 Days Cancer Free and Pregnant

I remember the Dr. saying, "hold the nurses hands", while he injected me to locate my sentinel node. It was like no other pain I had ever felt. I squeezed the nurses hands so tightly I couldn't feel them. I screamed so loud, I bet the whole hospital heard me. I had to do this... Continue Reading →

Finding My Way Out

(Missing from photo: my older brother. When all else fails, family is what matters. They are the ones that will help you see the light) Self-pity - Though the primary focus of self-pity is on the self and one's own emotions within, it also has a strong interpersonal component. Being an interpersonal emotion is directing the... Continue Reading →

Infidelity And Feeling Victimized

(Above: Me and my four handsome,brave boys who participated in Shave for the Brave 2015. I'm very proud to say that all four have decided to shave again this year) I am writing for therapeutic purposes. This is not intended to offend or speak harshly about anyone. I wish I hadn't experienced what I had... Continue Reading →

Is cancer the worst thing that could happen?

I am not blogging to get sympathy or to rag on anyone. This is solely therapeutic and a chance to let my story be heard...... We were high school sweethearts, we were hopelessly in love. We left home to start our life together. There were struggles and there were easy times, but we managed to... Continue Reading →

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